20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A mallard duckling hunting mosquitos

A tiny Mallard Duckling hunts mosquitos that take-off on a local lake at dusk. As the light fades the mosquitos start to swarm and the ducklings enjoy both the sport of catching them in flight and the dinner itself.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2022
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: United Kingdom
Camera: Canon EOS R6
Copyright: © Victor Soares