19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Snowy Take Off

I was in a bind capturing this beautiful goshawk. It was feeding in the snow at -11 degrees Celsius. When it took off in the white world, it almost looked like it was in the clouds.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Netherlands
Camera: Canon EOS-1D X Mark III
Copyright: © Richard Verroen
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