17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
“Annadatha Sukhibhava”

“Annadatha Sukhibhava” a saying in Sanskrit translating to "may the being who brought me food, be happy". After waiting nearly 40mins for the food to arrive, the Skimmer chick showed some love and appreciation to the parent who fed it.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2019
Date Uploaded: 08.2019
Photo Location: Hempstead, New York, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS-1D X Mark II
Copyright: © Prashant Kankaria