This is a critical moment for the cormorant. It’s a large fish and from my vantage point it seems unlikely it would swallow it. If it struggles too long, other birds might try to steal it. If it swims into the vegetation, it could be attacked by a caiman.
It’s fascinating how a bird can handle a fish this size, and also kill it before it swallows it. At least this fish seems to have been killed as you can see blood dripping from the beak of the bird.
It sounds like this:
Last Updated on 11 April, 2023 by morten