Great crested grebe swallowing rudd

Watching from a hide at Ham wall nature reserve, I was astonished to see this great crested grebe swallow this rudd. After accomplishing the feat with much difficulty, the grebe looked rather unwell and as if it might be in danger of sinking.

F/5.6, 1/1600 second, ISO 200
Accepted: Northern Counties 2022

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Great crested grebe swallowing rudd

Watching from a hide at Ham wall nature reserve, I was astonished to see this great crested grebe swallow this rudd. After accomplishing the feat with much difficulty, the grebe looked rather unwell and as if it might be in danger of sinking.

F/5.6, 1/1600 second, ISO 200
Accepted: Northern Counties 2022

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