Dancing Razorbill

Staple Island, Farne Islands, Northumberland, North England


When visiting the Farne Islands the main species I want to photograph is my favourite seabird, the puffin.  This time I decided to tear myself away from puffins and concentrate on some of the other birds that breed on the island.  I was photographing guillemots when I noticed this razorbill lining up it’s approach to land.  There was little wind so it was a bit of a crash landing

Field Notes

Camera: Nikon D700

Lens: Nikon 300mm F4

Aperture: F7.1

Exposure: 1/2000 sec

ISO: 250