13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Birds return to nest after a storm

I was walking in the Sonoran Desert late one summer afternoon. I came upon this mature Saguaro cactus which was inhabited by Purple Martins.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Oro Valley, Arizona, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Dennis Swena