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a Hawaiian petrel
June 1, 2015

What Feeds Beneath

While on an expedition at Todos Santos in south Baja California, Mexico, Your Shot member Alejandro Prieto was searching for big predators—such as marlins, sharks, or tuna—feeding on sardine bait balls, but instead he found this Hawaiian petrel feeding on crustaceans. “Luckily I was able to capture the moment it submerged its head to feed on the tiny food source,” Prieto writes.

This photo was submitted to the 2015 Traveler Photo Contest. Find your best travel photos and join the competition.

Photograph by Alejandro Prieto

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