|Copyright: Neil Rawlins (Antipodean)
|Date Taken: 2007-01-02|
|Exposure: f/10.0, 1/640 seconds|
|More Photo Info: [view]|
|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2013-01-19 11:51|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|Shy mollymawks - Thalassarche cauta - are small albatross and a common pelagic bird in the southern waters around New zealand's Stewart Island. While fishing in Foveaux Strait off the Island, about between 20 & 30 of the birds came around the boat, waiting for fish pieces to be thrown overboard. They were not disappointed with great competition for the scraps. It is amazing how these birds can just gulp down the remains of a reasonable large fish.|
Miss_Piggy has marked this note useful
Only registered TrekNature members may rate photo notes.
|You must be logged in to start a discussion.|
- [2013-01-19 21:39]
You have brought us up front and close to all this lively action. What a spectacular sight to view all these birds feeding in their natural habitat and in such a frenzy. Great job!!
This is such a uncomplicated, unposed, truly natural shot. It is really beautiful. The wings of these mollymawks are beautiful to look at, as it looks so graceful and real stylish. The action you captured here is great and one can feel the "livelyness" amongst them. Thanks for sharing. Best regards.
very interesting shot in full action! Good sharpness and colours.
Thanks for showing these great birds