Photo of the Day

February 20, 2020

Evening Egrets

Great white egrets rest on a branch in Gabon's Loango National Park. Loango is one of thirteen national parks in the country, which all together make up 10% of total land area.

Photograph by MICHAEL NICHOLS, Nat Geo Image Collection

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