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Antarctic Petrel

By RodStrachan  
One day I noticed this amazing blue iceberg floating past and tried to frame an Antarctic Petrel against it. Eventually I managed to get this petrel winging by. This image is a crop as my 80-400 lens just didn't have enough reach due to the distance the iceberg was from shore.

Tags: Ice Antarctic Antarctica Iceberg Wildlife and nature

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Paintman Plus
10 1.2k 177 United Kingdom
17 Oct 2012 10:19PM
A beautiful photo and a well caught opportunity. Excellent stuff.


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alansnap Plus
12 577 26 United Kingdom
18 Oct 2012 9:12AM
Absolutely stunning. This would work well in competition where it will be seen properly.
MalcolmM Plus
11 551 5 Scotland
18 Oct 2012 9:16AM
Why so few views/votes ????
AnnChown Plus
6 199 1 United Kingdom
18 Oct 2012 11:01AM
Wow! This is amazing!
annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
19 Oct 2012 10:58PM
fantastic, so ad that it is too late for my UA.. the ray of light behind the bird is stunning.
I hope somebody propsoes it for a HC
GREAT shot !

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