This is an American robin fledgling. I thought it had left the nest too soon, but its dad chased away cowbirds and other prey, and its mom fed it. That's their job during the delicate and vulnerable period after fledging.
I took the picture from inside, through a window, so as not to disturb the parents. It was in Central Massachusetts, USA, on June 4, ...
Any user can go in on the last day of the month and cast a vote then, with an eye on breaking a tie.
I have done so before and I am likely to do so again.
To do so effectively you should not vote earlier on, or at least check that you have not yet voted on both/all photos that are tied.
By the time I came to cast that vote in June, there was one photo ...
A hornet ready for take-off. Picture taken on a camp ground at the shores of Lake Ossiach, Austria, in 2010.
There was a whole nest in this tree, and while I was not fully comfortable taking that photo, fortunately the hornets didn't seem to care for my presence.
In the event of a tie, the person who posted the monthly photo contest (organizer) decides which post is marked as accepted and serves as the potential site Theme photo of the month.
In theory the contest ends at the end of the month UTC in reality it ends when the organizer checks, we all have lives and this is a manual process. Ultimately the organizer ...
In the event of a tie, the post with the latest time stamp wins.
Picking the first posted gives an advantage to the regulars who know the contest is coming and have an idea what the theme will be because the saw the suggestions on the previous months' contents.
The earlier ones have more time to get votes, if it took one answer 10 days to get the same ...
This one's a surprise treat, just minutes ago.
The Wobbly Fawn
June 20, 2019, Northwest USA.
I think he's a late comer, as the fawns are all a month or two old now. I guess he's only a week or less. He could barely walk, and didn't even notice me until I was 10 feet from him.
Dangerous little animals - distance ~5 ft from cellphone in hand, seven from my face.
First view from behind and second shot a few seconds later from the side. Yesterday, Vancouver BC Canada, 0200 hours.