16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A female Cardinal sitting on a branch with an out of focus grassy background.

The photo is a female Cardinal sitting on a branch. I was staying at my parents house who live out in the country in Nebraska. I woke up and looked out the window and saw the Cardinal sitting on a fallen branch and went and grabbed my camera. I had to shoot from inside the house because opening the door could have scared the bird. The

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2018
Date Uploaded: 05.2018
Photo Location: Emerson, Nebraska, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS Rebel T7i
Copyright: © Joseph McMahan