14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Preening ritual of a female Mallard.

I took this picture of a female Mallard preening herself at Main Reservoir in Lakewood, Colorado. What a contortionist!

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2016
Date Uploaded: 09.2016
Photo Location: Lakewood, Colorado, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D750
Copyright: © Ann L Ramsey