13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Egret Flipping a Fish In His Beak
The Egret was fishing and caught this small fish. The Egret flipped the fish so he could swallow it head-first. This keeps the gills of the fish closed so it is swallowed easier.
|Photo Location:||Hardeeville, South Carolina, United States of America|
|Copyright:||© Cynthia Staley|