21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Great Blue Heron sits after shaking off its feathers

This Great Blue Heron landed on the floating log in this pond and immediately shook the water from its feathers. The shot was taken just after shaking off before the feathers had settled back down.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2023
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Wyoming, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS R5
Copyright: © Joseph Anderson