21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Great Egret Closeup

This closeup of the head of a Great Egret shows the brilliant neon green patch of skin on its face that is evident during the breeding season.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2023
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D850
Copyright: © Jim Mitchell