Yummy breakfast


This Gentoo chick had just finished its morning feed, the remains of which form the sticky thread linking parent and child. The rookery on Jougla Point is shared with Blue-eyed Shags, and in January it is abuzz with parents feeding their chicks.

Jougla Point, Port Lockroy, Antarctica

200–400mm Nikkor at 400mm, 1/1000, f4, ISO 200, +2/3EV, circular polariser

by Dominic Barrington, New South Wales