15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
A sparrow enjoying her last sleep
"Alvida" - an Urdu word of Arabic origin, meaning Goodbye or Farewell. The photo depicts the terminal stage of a bird's ultimate free fall. A sparrow lying cold on the glass roof top of Max Planck Institute in Deutschland
Alternate caption: Free Fall
© Brijesh Modi.
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