15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Hawk preening on tree

After catching and eating a frog in sandy ridge marsh, this red shoulder hawk was preening its feathers. It was dead tree and cloud in the background added a studio effect

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Gandhivarma Subramaniam