12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Heron in Eden

Sometimes I dream of a heron. I’m told that means a desire to explore and create. I saw this heron, poised for take-off, when I was rather fully awake, though in a dreamlike place, at sunset on an island named Eden.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2014
Date Uploaded: 10.2014
Photo Location: Ecuador
Camera: NIKON D80
Copyright: © Dorothy Thompson