16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World

Female Snail Kite. Only US location is the wetlands of Florida. Once endangered, it's population growth is being bolstered by an invasive species of Apple Snail, pictured here.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2018
Date Uploaded: 10.2018
Photo Location: West Palm Beach, Florida, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D850
Copyright: © Kenneth Karpel