19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Heron gulls chicks on Lower Saranac Lake.

We got to watch a pair of heron gull chicks fledge about 50 yards from our dock over about a six-week period. We got to see them swim and fly for the first time. I like this shot because it looks like one is about to eat the head of the other.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Saranac Lake, New York, United States of America
Copyright: © Jonathan Kronstadt