21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Red-winged blackbird lands on bald eagle

This blackbird was chasing the bald eagle as it flew over the blackbirds nest area, and eventually landed on the eagles back. The eagle seemed to ignore it completely.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2023
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: redmond, Washington, United States of America
Camera: DSC-RX10M4
Copyright: © Gary Rensberger