16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Hungry chick so eager for a worm that it's pulling itself out of the birdhouse.

As the chicks got older, they got more aggressive when the food was delivered. Here, a still-fuzzy check is holding onto the hole of the birdhouse to try and get at the worm the mother is bringing.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Suwanee, Georgia, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS Rebel T7i
Copyright: © West Fullerton