12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Face to Face

A male Anhinga (Anhinga anhinga) in breeding plumage just caught this hapless Bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus) sunfish. It swallowed it whole seconds later.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2012
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Everglades National Park, Florida, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D7000
Copyright: © George Sanker