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9th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
An American Goldfinch eating the seeds off plumes of thistle. I like the 3D feel of this photo caused by the thistle branch crossing in front of the birds's tail feathers.

An American Goldfinch eating the seeds off plumes of thistle. I like the 3D feel of this photo caused by the thistle branch crossing in front of the birds's tail feathers.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2011
Date Uploaded: 12.2011
Photo Location: Streamwood, Illinois, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D90
Copyright: © Marty Clegg