Culture Art & Media Photo: Dark-Eyed Junco and Its Pretty Bits of Blush By Melissa Breyer Editorial Director Hunter College F.I.T., State University of New York Cornell University Melissa Breyer is Treehugger’s editorial director. She is a sustainability expert and author whose work has been published by the New York Times and National Geographic, among others. our editorial process Melissa Breyer Updated August 13, 2020 Mark Heatherington / Flickr Share Twitter Pinterest Email Culture History Travel Sustainable Fashion Art & Media Holidays Community Our photo of the day comes from Oregon's Cascade Mountains. There is something about this lovely dark-eyed junco that is just right. Photographed by Mark Heatherington, this member of the sparrow family is so sweet and elegant, with its dark head and eyes, accented with those tinges of blushing pink. What a beauty! Would you like to see your nature photo featured as the TreeHugger photo of the day? Join TreeHugger’s Reader Photo Pool on Flickr and add your pictures to the group. Alternatively, send it to email@example.com with "photo of the day" in the subject line.