Category: Nature Photography
Posted: February 10, 2019

Puffed up feathers

Jumbo Junco

by Envision

A bird's body heat warms the air between its feathers so they fluff up in the cold to trap as much air in their feathers as possible. Their feathers provide insulation against the cold, and they have an oil that coats their feathers which provides waterproofing.
Post Type: Photography
Mixed Media: Minor Lumix FZ1000
1/3200, f/4, ISO 400
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