SEQUENCE 2 of 10.
A young kingfisher swallows a large goldfish whole despite its prey being almost as large as it is. The impressive meal was brought to the youngster by one of its parents as it sat on the branch of a dead tree.
These photographs were taken by Chris Schlaf, at a lake in the garden of his home in the village of Romeo, Michigan, in the United States. SEE OUR COPY FOR DETAILS.
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