18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Altered Images
Great Blue Heron Taking Flight -- Composite image

While cruising in our Pontoon boat near our house in Discovery Bay, Ca. we came across a majestic Great Blue Heron on a pylon at sunset. After a few minutes the bird took off and I fired away following it as it flew away.

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Date Taken: 07.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Discovery Bay, California, United States of America
Copyright: © Bill Klipp