Photo of the Day

February 1, 2017

Bird's Eye View

A chance encounter with a fearless parrot at a garden in Brentwood Bay, Canada, drew Aaron Cawsey closer. "I couldn't use a flash without blinding my feathered friend but it turned out for the best anyways," he says. "I was admiring the aperture of his eye and I'm sure he was wondering what was up with the aperture of my camera." This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our photo community on Instagram. Follow us on Instagram at @natgeoyourshot or visit us at for the latest submissions and news about the community.
Photograph by Aaron Cawsey, National Geographic Your Shot
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