16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Staring Down a Seagull

While attending a course on Elasmobranchs at Shoals Marine Laboratory, I found myself surrounded by unbothered seagulls. They wouldn't move no matter how close you got to them! I took advantage of this opportunity to get some amazing seagull close-ups!

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2018
Date Uploaded: 09.2018
Photo Location: Appledore Island, Maine, United States of America
Copyright: © Shayna Smith