EGRETTA (ARDEA) NOVAEHOLLANDIAE
This white-faced heron had been feeding all around me for about an hour during a very low tide. Eventually it started to preen and it was backlit by the sun. The beautiful light and wing stretch allowed me to see the heron in ways I don’t normally.
Peel Inlet, Erskine, Western Australia
Canon 1Dx, Canon 500mm f/4L + Canon 1.4x teleconvertor, 1/1250, f/5.6, ISO 1000, handheld, +2.3Ev