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Life is Hard | by Steve Byland
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Life is Hard

We often forget how hard the birds that live in our own backyards have it. This tough little guy is missing a toe on his left foot (for you Nikon owners - that's the one in the lower right-hand corner of the photo). He is under constant threat from predators, and don't even get me started about the condition of his feathers (he could use some "product').

Tufted Titmouse (bacolophus bicolor)

 

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Taken on June 28, 2006