July 18, 2005
Helen Ellis saw these Eastern Bluebirds at her back porch rail in Gainesville, Virginia.
She made this image, showing an adult Sialia sialis
feeding a mealworm to a fledgling, with a Nikon D100 and a Sigma EX 50-500mm zoom lens.
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