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18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Paternal care

The photo was taken next to the bird feeder. All the birds ate grains, but the little sparrow cried piteously nearby. After all, he did not know how to eat himself. But then one of the adults took pity and fed the chick.

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Date Taken: 06.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Ryazan, Russia
Copyright: © Andrew Kalinin