16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World

An Osprey perched in a tree. I saw this large bird of prey while at Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge. It paused for about 20 seconds before flying off.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Cambridge, Maryland, United States of America
Camera: ILCA-99M2
Copyright: © Sandy Pope