For an optimal experience, please upgrade your browser .
Seabirds taking flight

Seabirds taking flight

In Mexico's Sea of Cortez sits 142-acre Isla Rasa, nesting habitat for 95% of the world's population of Heermann's gulls and elegant terns. Isla Rasa supports nearly half a million seabirds at height of the nesting season. In the middle of the most productive region of the gulf, where prevailing winds and oceanographic conditions drive an upwelling system that brings cold, nutrient-rich water from the depths to provide plentiful food
41615172
false
631ddee8-339b-4c53-b554-ebfc395df235
RM
147
false
42-41615172
Stock Photo ID:
42-41615172
Date Photographed:
April 8, 2008
Model Released:
No Release
Property Released:
No Release
Photographer:
Location:
Credit:
© Jay Dickman/Corbis
License Type:
Rights Managed (RM)
Category:
Collection:
Max File Size:
59 MB - 3938px × 5250px • 13.00in. × 17.00in @ 300 ppi

Image keywords

See a discrepancy with this image? Send image feedback

Your feedback was successfully submitted.

Similar images

 

Have questions regarding this image?

Chat with a specialist now

Corbis Sites: