19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Scarlet Macaw in field of green

This was one of a few scarlet macaws gathered in a grove along the Costa Rica Pacific Coast. They had gathered in a group of a few dozen in their favorite almond trees and this one popped his head up out of the leaves.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2021
Date Uploaded: 10.2021
Photo Location: Tarcoles, Costa Rica
Camera: Canon PowerShot SX70 HS
Copyright: © Peter Murphy