20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Sunbathing green turtle

We found this 'hidden' little beach on Oahu's Westcoast by surprise. Initially we only saw a few turtles swimming nearby, tumbling in the waves and surf. Already an amazing sight. Suddenly this brave one decided to come to shore for a bit of a rest.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2022
Date Uploaded: 09.2022
Photo Location: Waimea, Oahu, Hawaii, United States of America
Camera: iPhone 8
Copyright: © Lianne van Liere