17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
ready for a swim

The Mallards were resting on the shore. The day was blustery and cold, but as they became aware of my presence, several of them took off for the water.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2019
Date Uploaded: 10.2019
Photo Location: Houghton, Michigan, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D3400
Copyright: © Miriam Pickens