17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
3 Billion Lost Birds-What Can We Do?

The loss of birds indicates that severe, widespread changes in our ecosystem are impacting the entire food web, including pollinators, predators and prey. Basically, wild birds are unwitting canaries in North America’s ecological coal mine.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Kanab, Utah, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS-1D X
Copyright: © Melvin Rutledge