MAGNIFICENT FRIGATEBIRD, TARCOLES RIVER, COSTA RICA, JANUARY 27, 2015
Pentax 55-300 at 300mm
Frigatebirds are probably the most common sea birds in Costa Rica, next to the brown pelican. The top photo is of a juvenile recognizable by the white face and belly as well as unkempt tailfeathers. The bottom is of a sleek black adult with well-formed forked tail.
1/1600 sec. f9, ISO 800