A male kittiwake has snuck in to mate with this female while his rival is away. Here, the jilted male flies in to find he has lost his conjugal rights, while the neighbours voice their dissapproval. All this drama on a ledge about 3 inches wide, high up on the sea cliffs!
D3x AF-S VR Nikkor 70-200mm 1:2.8G
Upset in the kittiwake colony, Saltee Island, County Wexford, Ireland has been featured in the following groups: Wild Nature Photography and Writing 3rd September 2011