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Little Auk / Dovekie (Alle a. alle) | by Allan Hopkins
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Little Auk / Dovekie (Alle a. alle)

As we lay quiet amongst the boulders, these little cuties became more and more confiding, often approaching within less than 2m. Just 20cm long, they are half the size of the Atlantic puffin. Fuglesongen ('Bird song' Island), Svalbard, Norway.

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Taken on July 2, 2014