17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Puffed Up to Stay Warm

We were experiencing record cold temperatures which became known as the Polar Vortex. I went outside to walk my dog and saw this little bird puffing up it’s feathers to stay warm.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Camera: ILCE-6000
Copyright: © Meg Vincent