13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Show of feathers

This snowy egret became quite territorial when another bird tried to swoop in on his territory. With his crest and feathers ruffled, I quickly caught the shot.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Ft. Meyers, Florida, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D7000
Copyright: © Karin Leperi