17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Eldest - survival of the fittest
A few minutes/hours difference in hatching can cause all the difference in the life of a skimmer chick. The varied sizes clearly shows the eldest vs the youngest. The larger, stronger chick got the fish again, survival of the fittest.
|Photo Location:||Hempstead, New York, United States of America|
|Camera:||Canon EOS-1D X Mark II|
|Copyright:||© Prashant Kankaria|