Must-see: Photo of hawks exchanging food in midair goes viral

It’s the bird version of fast food, delivered midair.

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Chan says that he captured the images during nesting season, when male northern harriers can have multiple mates and are the sole providers of food to mates and offspring, according to an interview posted on 500px ISO.

Birding photographer Phoo Chan caught the remarkable images and created a composite image to illustrate the incredible ritual between male harriers and their offspring that is known as a “food exchange.”

For more images from the shoot, visit Chan’s page on 500px.

Birding photography master Phoo Chan explains what's happening in this incredible photo sequence of a mid-air food exchange, and how he managed to capture it.

Posted by 500px on Wednesday, July 29, 2015

To see a large image of the photo, click on the image below to visit Chan's Flickr page.

Food Exchange