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Common skua (Stercorarius parasiticus) pair bonding on their breeding grounds, Chukotka, Siberia. In more inspiring light this could have been a winning image because it shows the right-hand bird in a situation that is almost human-like. The angle JUST works, but lower would have been better. EOS 7DII with EF 600mm, 1/2000 f5.6 at ISO400.

  • Aperture: ƒ/5.6
  • Camera: Canon EOS 7D Mark II
  • Taken: 15 June, 2015
  • Focal length: 600mm
  • ISO: 400
  • Shutter speed: 1/2000s

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