Pictured: The Puffin after being attacked by a herring gull fights back, when taking fish in to its nesting burrow, Wales, UK
An angry puffin gets into a fight with a gull twice his size after it tried to steal his lunch. The puffin lands back on top of the cliff with a beak full of fish he caught for himself - but just as he tries to dive into his burrow, the hungry gull grabs him and pulls him out.
The big seabird wants the puffin's sand eels as it is easier to steal from him instead of go fishing - but the little bird puts up a fight and the two brawl over the fish. The pair ruffle each other's feathers, flinging their wings about and snapping their beaks but unfortunately for the smaller puffin the gull eventually makes off with the prized fish.
This fight on top of a cliff was captured by photographer Kevin Maskell, 60, when he visited Skokholm Island in Wales. SEE OUR COPY FOR DETAILS.
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