17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Great Blue Heron Catch Flying Away

I was photographing this heron at a refuge and suddenly it stabbed down and speared a fish! Luckily I was prepared and captured this shot, using burst mode as he took off.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2019
Date Uploaded: 04.2019
Photo Location: No city, Refuge as above, New York, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D500
Copyright: © jeff perkins