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ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR

The egrets that come in to fish on the mudflats near the Cairns Esplanade each evening are able to pluck fish after fish from the shallow waters with an alarming rate of success. As worrying as this must be for the fish, it sets the scene for some amazing photographs.

Cairns Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland

Nikon D5100, Nikon AF-S Nikkor 300mm f/4D IF-ED, 1/1000, f/4, ISO 560, handheld

by Cameron Fletcher, Queensland