Little penguin, Eudyptula minor

During Victoria’s duck-shooting season rescuers found spent cartridges, dog prints and freshly shot protected species, along with this little penguin, which the zoo vet said had injuries consistent with dog attack. Instead of a catchlight in the penguin’s eye it is captured in the droplet of blood.

Point Wilson, Victoria

Canon EOS 5D Mk III, Canon EF 100–400mm f4.5–5.6 L IS II USM, 1/1600, f/8, ISO 400, handheld


by Kim Wormald, Victoria