Light-mantled Sooty Albatross Aerial Courtship

© Matt Brading

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Light-mantled Sooty Albatross Aerial Courtship

Pair of Light-mantled Sooty Albatross performing intricate tandem aerial courtship maneuvers above the steep slopes of Macquarie Island, deep in the Southern Ocean. It's though rival males do this to impress a female with their skills at mirroring her movements.

Photo ID #659257


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Lightmantled Sooty Albatross
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