National Geographic : 2009 Jan
• YOUR SHOT | ngm.com/yourshot Martin Lukasiewicz Thunder Bay, Ontario One bird tugging another's tongue was snapped by Martin Lukasiewicz, 29, as he saw a red-headed woodpecker take on a northern flicker. "Both birds would collide in midair and spiral down while trying to inflict as much damage as possible," says Lukasiewicz. Gowtham Houghton, Michigan In Michigan's Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park, "water flow over intricate rock formations caught my eye," says Gowtham, 29, whose photo was voted an ngm.com audience favorite. The Great Outdoors Your next walk in the park could end up on the Your Shot page---if you take a camera with you. Every month our editors review thousands of reader-submitted photos of wildlife, wild landscapes, and more. This month battling birds and a babbling brook grabbed their attention. Your pictures can too. For guidelines, a submission form, and more information go to ngm.com/yourshot.