20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
The Eastern Pondhawk

A mighty predator, the eastern pondhawk, is perched on the wooden dock where it may watch over the pond as it rests before returning to the air to hunt again.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2022
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: Limehouse, South Carolina, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS Rebel T7
Copyright: © Luke Sheaffer