15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Bait Ball

South African seabirds feast on a bait ball of anchovies. What you can't see are the Black-Footed Penguins swimming around underneath keeping the fish in a ball at the surface for all to feast on.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2017
Date Uploaded: 09.2017
Photo Location: Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Camera: Canon EOS Rebel T6
Copyright: © Matt Llewellyn