Hooded Plover


This small plover was darting around and feeding on small scraps of food that the crashing waves were bringing in. It seemed to always have one eye on me and the other eye on the incoming tide.

Point Roadknight, Victoria

Canon 5D, 600mm f/4L (non-IS) lens, 1.4x TC, 1/4000, f7.1, iso 400

Status: The Hooded Plover (Thinornis rubricollis) is listed as Threatened in Victoria.

by Paul Randall, Victoria