15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Blacbird hunkering against the cold amongst naked branches
It wasn't just birds of prey that frequented our house in the Haute-Loire region of France; we put out feeders for the woodland birds during winter and, here, a blackbird awaits his turn. He has fluffed-out his feathers in order to warm the air trapped within them.
© Gareth Goldthorpe.
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||Nov. 30, 2017, 4:59 a.m.
||Canon EOS 5D Mark IV