Mouths To Feed

A verdin pauses near its nest in a buckhorn cholla with a spider in its beak, taken from our backyard in Scottsdale, Arizona in May 2019

A verdin pauses below its nest of sticks in a buckhorn cholla, a spider in its beak, hungry mouths inches away waiting to be fed. Taken in May, both parents were constantly bringing little soft-bodied creatures to the nest.

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