18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Male Painted Bunting Drinking

This photo was taken at a water trough on a hot summer day with soaring temperatures. This was the only source of water miles around. The bunting hung by its toes to drink.

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Date Taken: 06.2020
Date Uploaded: 08.2020
Photo Location: Comstock, Texas, United States of America
Copyright: © Frank Klein