18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Mother’s Love

A female Black-nape Monarch is feeding her chicks before out from Nest. When it is collecting most food for chicks, usually it collects high protein-insects like dragon flies, bees, Spiders and worms to help grow the chicks faster. Faster the food provided, grower the chicks. So that chicks will be safer nest out.

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Date Taken: 07.2020
Date Uploaded: 07.2020
Copyright: © Thaung Win Tun