21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Pair of Hoopoe

Lagoon not far from Venice (Italy), humid and suffocating heat in August, late afternoon almost at sunset and this pair of Hoopoes landed on that dead tree as if to enjoy the last rays of the sun on the sea with me

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2023
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Aquileia, Italy
Camera: PENTAX K-1 Mark II
Copyright: © Maurizio Teruzzi