Applause please

BLACK AND WHITE 

This Little Egret was manic – it ran and jumped and caught over 98 fish in about a three-hour period. Lying in the water in a sniper suit on my elbows, I tired and finally stood up. I saluted and thanked him. He stood tall and I reckon clapped in return.

Mandurah wetlands, Western Australia

Canon 1D MkII, Canon 300mm f2.8 IS, 1/1600, f5.6, ISO 200

by David Rennie, Western Australia