12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Wings Ablaze

This female Common Loon came off her nest to investigate me in my canoe. The sun was going down and caught her wings in a golden display.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2013
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Lake Ann, Michigan, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS-1D Mark IV
Copyright: © Bernard Master