Zitting Cisticola with grasshopper

ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR

Zitting Cisticolas are usually heard rather than seen clearly. I noticed several of the birds catching insects and perching on a favoured branch. I set the camera to get a clean background and was obliged when one landed with a relatively large green grasshopper.

Near Mossman, Far North Queensland

Canon EOS 1D MkIII, Canon 500mm f4, 1.4x teleextender, 1/320, f7.1, iso 400, 580EX flash –1.3

by Graeme Guy, Singapore