14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
A pigeon perched on ledge outside the Vatican
I had just stepped outside the Vatican in the area that overlooks St. Peter's Square. Sitting on the building's ledge was this pigeon. The well-fed, healthy, relaxed pigeon was flourishing in his natural habitat, even though it was a large city.
© Joan Shaffer.
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||Nov. 14, 2016, 11:09 a.m.