Werner Bollmann – Clowns in the snow

Werner Bollmann – Clowns in the snow

End of March the puffins arrive at the seabird-colonies in Northern Norway. At that time the snow still covers their breeding burrows, but they already start with their courtship display and sometimes you can watch them seriously fighting for the best places. It is a strange experience to see these cute and funny looking birds showing such an aggressive behaviour. Obviously there is always a sore temptation to humanize animal behaviour or appearance …

Location: Norway

Posted on 19.02.2014
Photo info - 01.04.2010: Nikon D300, 4.0/500mm, 1.4x Extender, f6.3, 1/640s, ISO 250
Tags: atlantic coast fratercula arctica puffin puffins seabird seabirds snow werner bollmann wildlife photography
Werner Bollmann – Clowns in the snow

Werner Bollmann – Clowns in the snow

End of March the puffins arrive at the seabird-colonies in Northern Norway. At that time the snow still covers their breeding burrows, but they already start with their courtship display and sometimes you can watch them seriously fighting for the best places. It is a strange experience to see these cute and funny looking birds showing such an aggressive behaviour. Obviously there is always a sore temptation to humanize animal behaviour or appearance …

Location: Norway

Posted on 19.02.2014
Photo info - 01.04.2010: Nikon D300, 4.0/500mm, 1.4x Extender, f6.3, 1/640s, ISO 250
Tags: atlantic coast fratercula arctica puffin puffins seabird seabirds snow werner bollmann wildlife photography