13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World

I was struck by the gracefulness of this large Grackle as he posed on the edge of this birdbath, creating a visual balance of light and dark, and an interesting composition of positive/negative spaces.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2013
Date Uploaded: 12.2015
Photo Location: East Windsor, New Jersey, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D7000
Copyright: © Leslie Rothermal