16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Sabatia stellaris on Deer Island Mississippi

This is a species of Sabatia known as Marsh Pink. The image was captured on Deer Island during a breeding bird survey for Audubon looking for Least Tern, Wilson’s Plover and Snowy Plover.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2018
Date Uploaded: 07.2018
Photo Location: Biloxi, Mississippi, United States of America
Camera: iPhone 7 Plus
Copyright: © Alex Sullivan