19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Juvenile Eagle Spreads its Wings on bank of Potomac River

There are many full grown adult eagles along the Potomac River, but not as many visible juveniles, let alone a large one such as this one. It is still in its pre-adult plumage. The sunset enhanced the warm tones of its coloring.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: na, Maryland, United States of America
Camera: X-T4
Copyright: © Steven Hannes