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10th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Song sparrow nestlings hatching - Mother laid one egg per day x5 days, and then they hatched and started growing one day apart. A cowbird parasitized the nest, and eventually displaced the baby song s

Song sparrow nestlings hatching - Mother laid one egg per day x5 days, and then they hatched and started growing one day apart. A cowbird parasitized the nest, and eventually displaced the baby song sparrows.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2011
Date Uploaded: 11.2012
Photo Location: Canton, Massachusetts, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 50D
Copyright: © Michael Ross