15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Catch, flip then swallow

I followed this bird and watched him, catch the grasshopper, position it in his beak, then flip it into the air before catching it again, and swallowing in headfirst!

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2016
Date Uploaded: 10.2017
Photo Location: Old Cutler Bay, Miami, Florida, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D7100
Copyright: © Lou Falcon