A FISHY PRESENT

WINNER, Portfolio Prize

CRESTED TERN

THALASSEUS BERGII

There was a lot of activity on the rocks, with male crested terns busily trying to impress the females. This one flew around me several times with its fish, looking for a mate willing to accept his precious gift.

Bremer Bay, Western Australia

Canon EOS-1D X, Canon EF 500 mm f/4L IS II USM + Canon Extender EF 1.4X I, 1/4000, f/9, ISO 1250, handheld

by Georgina Steytler