Heron's Afternoon Breeze 4
Great blue heron, Ardea herodias, in breeding plumage enjoys afternoon sunshine and breezes at Little Estero Critical Wildlife Area, Fort Myers Beach, FL. Semifinalist, Denver Audubon Share the View 2016 competition. Photo of the Day and Editor's Pick on Smithsonian.com, 03.31.17. Finalist, 2018 Festival de l'Oiseau et de la Nature international wild bird photo competition.