18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
One Twig at a Time

One Twig At A Time - that is how you build a nest I guess! The beautiful under-wing chestnut colors of the male Namaqua doves (type of pigeon) are only visible in flight which I was fortunate to see and capture.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: San Diego, California, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D850
Copyright: © Saradwata Sarkar