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A Flock of Guillemots

Photographer

Markus Varesvuo

Birdphoto.fi

09 March, 2013

Common guillemots (Uria aalge) fly over northeastern Norway.

About

Markus Varesvuo

Markus Varesvuo is a Finnish wildlife photographer specialised in birds. He turned his life-long hobby of bird watching and photography into professional wildlife photography in ...

Background story

Common guillemots (Uria aalge) fly over northeastern Norway.

The largest of the auk species, guillemots are one of the most abundant seabirds in temperate and colder parts of the northern hemisphere. The bird is gregarious, and breeds in colonies that can number into the tens of thousands.

Technical information

Shutter Speed
1/1328
Focal length
102.0 mm
F-Stop
3.2
ISO
1250

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