Black-browed albatross nest on several of the Falkland Islands. By February most of the chicks are well developed, some with their adult plumage starting to show through.
The content of today’s image is the result of observation, planning and a bit of good timing, not compositing or overlaying of images.
Midway Atoll, the grim reality of life and death in nature. A victim of the 2011 Pacific tsunami, an albatross lies dead and decomposing.