Australasian Darter with Bream

ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR

The darter was heading to shore to deal with its catch. To intercept the bird as it came ashore, I would wait for it to dive then pick up my gear and race along the water’s edge. This time things went my way and the bird did swallow that fish.
Narrabeen Lagoon, New South Wales
Nikon D200, Nikon manual focus 600mm lens, 1/1250, f5.6, ISO 125, tripod with fluid head

by Geoff Longford, New South Wales