Bald Eagle, Denny Island, BC
Crows drove this eagle from his perch at the top of a huge cedar tree to this spot just a few yards from our boat. Three crows took turns harassing the eagle by diving at him. He put up with it for about ten minutes...
Photo by A.Davey on Flickr
It came as a surprise to scientists when depth guages placed on shearwaters showed they dove to up to 60 metres. Here a shearwater (a sooty I think) is caught in the act of diving down.
Photo by angrysunbird on Flickr
Rowley Shoals, Timor Sea
To download the full resolution and other files go to: earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=76340&src=... This astronaut photograph highlights the coral reef atolls known as Rowley Shoals, located in the...
Photo by NASA Earth Observatory on Flickr