17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Scratching Grackle

This grackle paused to scratch, emphasizing his gangly body and feet. I like that it takes a common bird and shows us something about interesting about him. Every creature gets and itch.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2018
Date Uploaded: 05.2019
Photo Location: North Carolina, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Copyright: © Matt Cuda