Apostlebirds after foraging

ANIMAL PORTRAIT

These Apostlebirds were part of a large group that I had been watching while they foraged in sandy soil on a cool winter’s morning. After sunrise the group retreated to a number of small trees and shrubs to preen.

Lake Mungo National Park, New South Wales

Canon EOS 30D, 300mm f4, 1/1000, f5.6, ISO 400

by Bruce Doran, New South Wales