South Polar Skua Dive-bombing

Category: Spontaneous Moments


Photo and caption by Alasdair Turner

A south polar skua makes a very close flyby. Skua are know to be very protective of their nests which are the most southern of any bird.

Location: Ross Island, Antarctica


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