13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
I Am Plover, Hear Me Roar

A Semipalmated Plover just finishing a morning bath in a shallow tidal pool early in the morning. He was just raising his wings for the customary post-bath feather shake-off.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Sarasota, Florida, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D7200
Copyright: © Melissa James