14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
The Summer Daze of New York

This is an image of a warm summer evening in New York, the city bustling just 30 miles West, these Piping Plovers dart through the air as people enjoy the last moments of a summer day. A breaking wave pitches over the flat shallows as the offshore winds blow into the sea.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2016
Date Uploaded: 12.2016
Photo Location: Long Beach, New York, United States of America
Copyright: © Matthew Clark