19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Altered Images
Rock Dove (Pidgeon) wing

I found this wing on my daily walk along the Milwaukee River Greenway. I believe the bird was an owl or hawk's meal. The wing was laying there, intact, as you see it. It seemed a beautiful metaphor for pandemic loss and isolation.

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Date Taken: 12.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America
Copyright: © Marsha McDonald