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a northern flicker on a snowy branch in Fish Creek Provincial Park, Alberta, Canada
February 13, 2015

Snow Bird

During a milder February day in Alberta, Canada, Your Shot member P. Vaudry went for a hike along the Bow River in Fish Creek Provincial Park. “While walking through Hull’s Wood, I noticed this northern flicker in a tree. I approached, and the flicker remained still. To me, [it] was thoroughly enjoying the warmth of the sun, so much so that it didn’t seem to notice that I was there.” Vaudry’s picture recently appeared in Your Shot’s Daily Dozen. This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our storytelling community where members can take part in photo assignments, get expert feedback, be published, and more. Join now »
Photograph by P. Vaudry, National Geographic Your Shot

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