This juvenile Blue Footed Boobie (Sula nebouxii) slept in heavenly peace when I approached carefully. He opened his eye for a second. I took my photo, but was no longer for interest. The beautiful bird felt into sleep again.

North Seymore Island, Galapagos Archipelago, Ecuador

Canon EOS 5D, 2.8/100mm Makro Lens, 1/250s, f9, ISO 200

Passionated, professional photographer since 1992 with worldwide publications in magazines, newspapers, calendars, prospects, advertising, internet and on products.
I am located in Nuremberg, Franconia, Bavaria, Germany, and my heart beats for marine wildlife.

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  • laurav
    lauravover 4 years ago

    Fab close up!

  • Marie Magnusson
    Marie Magnussonover 4 years ago

    wonderful photo and experience :-)

  • ChrisCoombes
    ChrisCoombesover 4 years ago

    Great shot Norbert. As suspected, you’re just as good above the water as below

  • Thanks again Chris. Under or above water: As passionate photographer this makes no difference for me ;-)

    – Norbert Probst

  • Claire Walsh
    Claire Walshover 4 years ago

    Stunning capture Norbert.

  • kathy s gillentine
    kathy s gillen...over 4 years ago

  • Thank you again Kathy. I´m glad, that you like my above water images too.

    – Norbert Probst

  • Jenny Dean
    Jenny Deanover 4 years ago

    absolutely great, glad he kept snoring for the shot!!

  • Thank you Jenny.

    – Norbert Probst

  • Robert Taylor
    Robert Taylorover 4 years ago

    That’s an excellent image…… it.

  • Thank you Robert. I´m pleased.

    – Norbert Probst

  • Anthony Mancuso
    Anthony Mancusoover 4 years ago

  • My first feature with you! Thankyou very much Anthony.

    – Norbert Probst

  • pennyswork
    pennysworkover 4 years ago

    Beautiful clear shot – congrats on your well deserved features :))

  • Thank you so much. It´s my first bird image here.

    – Norbert Probst

  • liaimages
    liaimagesover 4 years ago

    Wonderful capture..great work

  • Thank you very much.

    – Norbert Probst

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