The primary food of birds that depend on water bodies is fish, though they also take on snails, crabs, crustaceans and amphibians. Some also eat snakes. They adopt various strategies to catch their slippery and streamline-bodied prey.
Birds use different tactics to catch fish. Most of them grab fish between their slender beaks while fishing eagles are efficient enough to snatch fish out of water. The true fisher-folk with their own fishing net are pelicans. Here are a few facts about pelicans.