20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Red and Green Macaw in Flight

At the Buraco das Araras sinkhole in Brazil hundreds of macaws gather. At sunset, the sinkhole fills with shade. This makes for the perfect opportunity to capture these colorful birds with a black background.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2022
Date Uploaded: 10.2022
Photo Location: Brazil
Camera: NIKON D850
Copyright: © Patrick Nowotny
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