14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Chryselda Valdez feeds an orphaned parakeet.

Chryselda Valdez is an elderly Guna lady from Playon Chico in Guna Yala, Panama. She loves birds and here takes care of an orphaned parakeet. She chews bananas in and then lets the parakeet eat it from her mouth, just like a mother parakeet would.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2016
Date Uploaded: 04.2016
Photo Location: Playon Chico, San Blas, Panama
Camera: NIKON D600
Copyright: © Teake Zuidema