Pam Osborn (Western Australia)
Fairy Tern Shakedown
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Tasmania
Canon EOS 1Dx Mk II, Canon EF 600mm f4L IS II USM lens, 1/2000, f/6.3, ISO 400, tripod
Fairy Tern (Sternula nereis)
With a spirited head flick, a fairy tern creates an arc of water droplets. Fairy terns are spring and summer breeding visitors and nest in shallow sand scrapes above the high-water mark on the island.
This high-quality digital photograph is presented on 500x700mm, 310gsm, Ilford Galerie ‘Smooth Pearl’ paper, without the watermark copyright.