black-capped chickadee

tiny, yet tough, these little birds manage the sub zero weather by fanning the metabolic flames. To maintain their 105°F body temperature, they eat 20x more food than in the summer months, and have a RESTING heart rate of over 500 beats per/min.

dateJanuary 18th, 2024locationDuluth, MinnesotagearNikon D4s, 300mm, 1/500 sec. @ f/2.8, ISO 800

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