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15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
The Ibis Ignore the High Drama At the Pond

I witnessed this interaction between a Red-winged blackbird and a Great Egret in Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. The dispute seemed to be territorial, but loved the way the Glossy Ibis were just going about their business.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2015
Date Uploaded: 10.2017
Photo Location: Chincoteague, Virginia, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 7D
Copyright: © Belinda Greb