A mid-air drink


Southern Kimberley temperatures exceeded 40ºC for weeks and the wildlife was severely stressed. For thirsty birds, a dripping tap was an irresistible attraction. Some timed their approach with enough precision to snatch drops in mid-air.

Purnululu National Park, Western Australia

Canon EOS 30D, 300mm with 1.4x converter, 1/3200, f/5.6, ISO 800, tripod

by Steve Wilson, Queensland