19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Long neck advantages

This Great Egret seemed to be searching for a lost item. It was walking systematically through the marshes near Botany Bay, no doubt in search of a meal. It reminded me of someone looking for a lost phone or wallet.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Edisto Island, South Carolina, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D850
Copyright: © Joshua Collins