13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Ibis and egret in flight

I have loved egrets since I was a child, so I'm always on the lookout for them. Here in Botswana, I came across one with a sacred ibis who looked less elegant to me until they both took flight.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2013
Date Uploaded: 12.2015
Photo Location: Botswana
Camera: NIKON D600
Copyright: © Joann Ordille