Thursday, 14 May 2009

Puffin courtship. Skomer Island. Wales.
















Puffin carrying courtship present.

Canon 20D + 100-400mm lens. Hand held.

Unpaired Puffins on Skomer can be seen parading around, carrying objects and vegetation in order to attract potential mates to inspect nearby nesting burrows.

Copyright: Kevin Smith

2 comments:

madcobug said...

Those are beautiful birds. Great pictures. Helen

Doreen said...

strange looking bird, he almost looks sad by his profile.