The fairy tern’s courtship ritual involves the males bringing gifts of fish prior to mating. One male was doing his best to woo a rather indifferent female. When a second suitor arrived the female tried to snatch the first offering, putting a swift end to the budding romance.
Nairns, Western Australia
Canon 7D Mk II, 400mm, 1/6400, f/6.3, ISO 640, handheldby Cherilyn Corker