21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
The Odd Couple

My wife and I were on a guided tour of the Frio River in Costa Rica when we come upon a herd of cows beside the river. There were several cattle egrets in with the herd including this one which appeared to be just hanging out and resting with his bovine buddy.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2023
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Frio River, Costa Rica
Camera: Canon EOS R7
Copyright: © Daniel Leeper