16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Chickadee doing a graceful backflip in bright sunlight

Laying on the grass, shooting towards the sun at high speed, I captured the chickadee in a backflip spotlighted by brilliant violet lens flares.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Town of Arkwright, New York, United States of America
Camera: DMC-FZ200
Copyright: © PAUL FRUEHAUF