12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A Sharp-shinned hawk, banded and waiting for release near Lake Superior. The banding is coordinated by the Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory, which bands nearly 3,000 raptors during fall migration.
|Photo Location:||Duluth, Minnesota, United States of America|
|Camera:||Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi|
|Copyright:||© Jessica Carter|