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M G Webb | profile | all galleries >> Black Browed Albatross tree view | thumbnails | slideshow

Black Browed Albatross

These shots were taken on a piercingly sunny day, March 3 2008 on West Point Island..Falklands. The light was bright(perhaps too bright) enough to allow fast shutter speeds with moderate aperture with maximum zoom. Most photos were taken with an AFS Nikkor 70-300 with VR II mounted on a D80 camera atop a monopod. We were far enough away that the birds continued their activities with no regard to us. This spot was high on a cliff and shared with Rockhopper Penguins.
A Little Grooming Fluff
A Little Grooming Fluff
Advice from behind
Advice from behind
At Home in the Tussock Grass
At Home in the Tussock Grass
Dark Black Brow
Dark Black Brow
Pink Tip
Pink Tip
OK Give it UP
OK Give it UP
Just a Little to the Right
Just a Little to the Right
Thanks Mom
Thanks Mom