November 1, 2012

Tern Chick, Sri Lanka

Photograph by Lalith Ekanayake

This Month in Photo of the Day: 2012 National Geographic Photo Contest Images

The progeny, a solitary chick amidst the adult great crested terns, taken from a prone position with a wide-angle lens at a breeding site on a Sri Lankan island in northwestern seas.

(This photo and caption were submitted to the 2012 National Geographic Photo Contest.)

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M. Patel
M. Patel

One of the best pictures I think.  So inspirational and hopeful!

Angel Godoy
Angel Godoy

Esta foto es grandiosa . La puedo compartir?  

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