Kittiwakes in flight
Scientific name: Rissa tridactyla; black-legged kittiwakes
Location: St Jonsfjorden, Prins Karls Forland, Greenland
Description: Startled by a glacier calving, the kittiwakes took to the sky in a flurry of activity, their white feathers contrasting beautifully against the blue of the fjord and ice.
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