Southern giant petrel in flight. The distinctive tube nose (naricorn), characteristic of species in the Procellariidae family (tube-snouts), is easily seen.
Location: Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
Image ID: 24024
Prions in flight, gathering on the open sea in a feeding aggregation. Prions are small petrel birds, typically feeding on small crustacea such as copepods, ostracods, decapods, and krill, as well as some fish. They are about 12" in length.
Species: Prion, Pachyptila
Location: Southern Ocean
Image ID: 24091