Fernbirds forage through reeds and grasses making it extremely difficult to see them, let alone photograph them. I wanted to show one as it climbed up out of the dense foliage before diving into the next clump. I managed this shot as it did the splits while clinging on.
Orokonui Ecosanctuary, New Zealand
Canon EOS 1DX, EF 100–400mm f/4.5–5.6L IS II USM, 1/640, f/7.1, ISO 1000