18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
The Beautiful Hunter

Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher (ODKF) is one of the most tiny & colorful kingfishers in world. The colors of this bird are so magnificent that its also called as Jewel of the Jungle. This bird feeds on Frogs, Crabs, Skink & other insects. This image shows a huge Skink killed by ODKF to feed its babies.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2020
Date Uploaded: 08.2020
Photo Location: Panvel, India
Camera: ILCE-7RM3
Copyright: © Akash Akinwar