Gull Lands On Whale by Agustin Esmoris (4 images)

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This hungry gull appears to be shocked when a rock he lands on turns out to be a massive whale. The kelp gull alighted on the stony surface to grab a barnacle just at the moment the whale surfaced.

Incredible photos show the mutually beneficial relationship between the birds and southern right whales, which come within metres of shore so gulls can clean their skin of crustaceans. This sequence of shots was captured on the Puerto Madryn coast of Patagonia, Argentina.
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