13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
On A Mission

A bald eagle's head is framed by its own wings as it leaps from a perch while hunting along New York's Battenkill River, itself a tributary of the state's more-famous Hudson River. America's national symbol thrives in this region.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Greenwich, New York, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D70
Copyright: © Bruce Squiers