17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Feeder Wars

This image is of two birds at war at a bird feeder. The bird perched on the feeder has a seed in its mouth while trying to fend off its attacker on one leg. This image reminds us that nature often wars over one of the most basic needs for survival: Food.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2019
Date Uploaded: 10.2019
Photo Location: Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS M6 Mark II
Copyright: © James Kurzynski