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17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Blue-footed Booby: 0, Frigatebird: 1

Frigatebirds have adapted long beaks that allow them to steal food straight from the mouths of other birds. In this photo, a Blue-footed Booby was regurgitating fish to its young when a Frigatebird swooped down and ate the fish directly from the parent's mouth.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: San Cristobal Island, Galapagos, Ecuador
Camera: NIKON D810
Copyright: © Daniella Lumkong