19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Altered Images
In Good Hands, Chickadee Taking Flight with Sunflower Seed

Black-capped Chickadees, the Maine state bird, are hardy feathered friends who over-winter in defiance of even our harshest conditions. They are friendly forest neighbors, readily accustomed to hand-feeding, offering a rare opportunity for close-up connection with Earth’s wild citizens.

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Date Taken: 10.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Columbia, Maine, United States of America
Copyright: © Sydney Michalski