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15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Hawk Watch

This Northern Bobwhite was very cautious about approaching the waterhole on a hot June day in South Texas - creeping forward, checking, creeping forward until finally grabbing a few quick drinks and running back to cover.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2017
Date Uploaded: 08.2017
Photo Location: Approx. 10 miles NE of Rio Grande City, off FM 755, Texas, United States of America
Camera: E-M1MarkII
Copyright: © Mary Waters