19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
End of a thousand dreams

As extreme weather events are becoming more frequent, it is important to recognize the impact they have not just on humans but also on the rest of nature. Two baby baya weaver (Ploceus philippinus) pictured here had fallen out of their nest and died following a cyclone.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Singur, India
Camera: NIKON D7100
Copyright: © Saptarshi Gayen