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18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Questioning parenthood: an exhausting swallow and it's chick

Two tree swallows were feeding their little chick absolutely non-stop. And every time the chick was getting a bug or a fly, after swallowing it was opening it's mouth as wide as it could, showing the food was never enough.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Amherst, Massachusetts, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Copyright: © Darya Zelentsova