Black-browed albatross (Thalassarche melanophrys) coming in for landing (with feet out to slow down) over the hills at Steeple Jason Island in the Falkland Islands.

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Comments (190)

Алексей Сикорский on February 6, 2010

This is a perfect shot ....!!!!)))))))

Bubu Pescar on February 7, 2010

Beautiful composition. Greetings,Bubu!

gregxter on February 21, 2010

Nice bird.

Aganto Seno on March 23, 2010

Beautiful!! Greetings from Indonesia, Seno

helena Blein on March 23, 2010

Beautiful composition,,,,,, LichtenHansen this is perfect greetings from spain. helena

murat gunaydın on April 3, 2010

good work:D

dardani.m on July 6, 2010


Franc Bardou on August 2, 2010

Meravilhós, wunderbach !

((Ospr3y)) on August 31, 2010


juan carlos Barros on September 25, 2010

excelentes fotos.. esta me gusto.. saludos desde Mendoza. Rep. Argentina.

SlobaSerb on October 30, 2010

Amazing shot.

jons on November 12, 2010

What a great moment!!! All the best, Jon

PCastellano on November 25, 2010

Excelente!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Like 19

Alberto Gagliardi on December 11, 2010

Well done shot,


Greetings from Italy, Ciao

Like 21

Sebastian Wehrle on January 18, 2011

Very lucky shot! Nice!


Marcus Aksan on January 19, 2011

Perfect catch the bird so superb!!! Cheers from Poland!!

Diamantina Beza on January 23, 2011

very nice shot!!!

ALEJANDRO HABERKON on January 24, 2011

celeste y blanco, como el color del cielo, es el color de la bandera del país a quien le pertenece estas islas. Porque estas islas son Argentinas, y el pueblo argentino las recuperará. Porque los kelpers son piratas, son ilegales.

odranal on January 26, 2011

so beauty but is ISLAS MALVINAS not fuckland

Marcus Aksan on February 3, 2011

Pretty capture!!!!

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on February 25, 2009
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by LichtenHansen
    • Camera: Canon EOS-1D Mark III
    • Taken on 2008/01/03 12:49:50
    • Exposure: 0.002s (1/500)
    • Focal Length: 24.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/16.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO400
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash