KUNG FOO FIGHTING SWAMPHENS

PURPLE SWAMPHEN

PORPHYRIO PORPHYRIO

Two cute purple swamphen chicks emerged out of the reeds, falling over each other chasing after the parent. Every now and then the parent stopped to nudge them gently. It was a beautiful interaction to witness and this moment showed the cuteness and clumsiness of the chicks.

South Perth, Western Australia

Canon 1DX, Canon 500 f/4L IS II, 1/2700, f/7.1, ISO 640, handheld

by Shelley Pearson