these terns up on Farne are very uptight and peck at visitors getting too close to the young, this was taken with a wide angle 12-24 mm at 12mm , i could feel its breath, and certainly they shower excretion all over, it made my lens look white like a canon. thank heavens for poundland lens wipes.
he was backlit by a fierce sun causing me to squint so it was a question of standing ground and firing, i was wearing a cap, and depending on the camera body to protect my face.
f10, 1/750, 250asa, raw, hand held.
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