I told ’em it’s too rough for fishin’


A Little Pied Cormorant (Phalacrocorax varius) ridicules a pair of Australasian Gannets (Morus serrator) that decided to go fishing in extreme conditions. But the missile gannets are masters of such conditions! They’ll have the last laugh ... and full bellies.
Shelly Beach and Tacking Point, Port Macquarie
Olympus E-3, Zuiko 50–200mm lens at 200mm, 1/500, f11, ISO 400, tripod; two images composited

by Rob Smith, New South Wales