Dive in!

PhotographerElza Bouhassira
PrizeHonorable Mention
Entry Description

These six chicks are only half of this family of Hooded Mergansers; in total there were 12 little ones and one mother to watch out for them all. I shadowed the family for about an hour as they swam up the beach, dried off, and leapt back in. Taken at Lac d'Annecy, France.