15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
A magnificent frigatebird attempts to pilfer the meal a blue-footed booby is trying to feed its chick.
Another birder spotted a blue-footed booby showing signs that it would shortly feed its half-grown chick. A magnificent frigatebird noticed as well. It descended on the booby parent and child, hoping to harass them out of a few morsels, but didn't appear to win so much as a bite.
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||Nov. 17, 2017, 8:23 p.m.