Preening

THREATENED SPECIES – Winner

I feel very privileged to have been able to capture such an engaging image of this endangered species, the Bush Stone-curlew (Burhinus magnirostris).
Horsham, Victoria
Nikon D3S, Sigma 300–800 zoom lens at 800mm, 1/160, f5.6, ISO 1600, handheld braced on structure on the ground
Status: The Bush Stone-curlew (Burhinus magnirostris) is listed as Endangered in Victoria.

by Lance Peters, South Australia