18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Pine Siskin Eating Thistle Seeds

I was on a road trip with my partner. We were heading down to southern Nevada and stopped at Ruby Lake National Wildlife Refuge. We needed a bio break, so I pulled into the first place I saw. I noticed a bird feeding on the thistles.

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Date Taken: 09.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Copyright: © Marian Herz