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15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Dusky woodswallow.

One of a pair of birds building a nest in a nearby tree, this perch was a favourite for quick preens between forays to gather tiny sticks.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Coleraine, Australia
Camera: NIKON 1 V3
Copyright: © M Gillies