14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A finch perched on a utility cable.

A set of utility cables in an Albuquerque neighborhood served as the perfect afternoon perch this finch as he chirped his song. Located in the backyard of an apartment complex, the striking contrast of his feathers provided a refreshing break from the steely tone of his surroundings.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2016
Date Uploaded: 10.2016
Photo Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America
Camera: DMC-FZ200
Copyright: © Sasha Johnson