16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Great Black-Backed Gull With Spider Crab

Alone at the northernmost tip of Nauset Beach, I watched as this great black-backed gull won a squabble with a ring-billed gull over a longnose spider crab. Here, he is depicted marching away: the victor with his spoils.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2018
Date Uploaded: 10.2018
Photo Location: Orleans, Massachusetts, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Copyright: © Peter Pasterczyk