16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Loon on the lake

Loons, the Minnesota state bird, are primarily undisturbed animals who don’t bother with humans. This one swam very close, and with her, came the pride of being Minnesotan.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2018
Date Uploaded: 06.2018
Photo Location: Marcell, Minnesota, United States of America
Camera: Canon PowerShot SX170 IS
Copyright: © Emily Dosen-Windorski