20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Osprey Dives for Salmon
Every year, in September, landlocked salmon instinctively spawn from an Idaho lake to feeder creeks. At the end of their life cycle they turn red and gradually die. Ospreys, gather to feast on the fish as they enter the shallows.
|Photo Location:||coeur d'alene, Idaho, United States of America|
|Camera:||Canon EOS-1D X Mark II|
|Copyright:||© Jim Heywood|