Interesting photos of a young bird of prey who eats rather too much – a whole Coot – and is just too stuffed to get up. The eyes say it all. Fat Hawk Down

Maternal instincts

The Kingbird is not a particularly large animal, quite small in fact. The Red-tailed Hawk, on the other hand, is quite large with a wingspan of up to 133 centimetres (52 inches). An amateur photographer managed to capture some shots of the smaller Kingbird, fearful for her young, seeing off its much larger adversary. Strong maternal instincts. The little mum …