Swift Parrot feeding

THREATENED SPECIES

Swift Parrots (Lathamus discolor) are stunning birds to say the least, but to see so many of these endangered birds at one time was amazing. Being able to get so close to capture this image was even more so. 

Central Coast, New South Wales

Canon EOS 1D MkIV, EF 500mm f/4L IS USM lens + Canon EF1.4 extender, 1/800, f6.3, ISO 640; fill flash; tripod 

Status: The Swift Parrot is listed as Endangered.

by David Stowe, New South Wales