15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Malachite kingfisher

Our safari camp was on a small river. On the far side, about 100 yards away, was a bank lined with reeds. Some beautiful birds would rest briefly on these stalks, challenging the range of my zoom lens.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
Camera: Canon PowerShot SX720 HS
Copyright: © Charles Hofmeister