Robert Irwin (Queensland)
Mourachan Conservation Reserve, St George Area, Queensland
Canon EOS 1DX Mk II, Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM, 1/1600, f/4, ISO 2000
Black-Fronted Dotterel (Elseyornis melanops)
A dotterel camouflages amongst a meadow of flowering plants around a waterhole in outback Queensland. I laid down in the mud to capture an eye-level angle. It took many attempts to photograph this speedy bird as he darted back and forth, feeding along the edge of the water.
This high-quality digital photograph is presented on 500x700mm, 310gsm, Ilford Galerie ‘Smooth Pearl’ paper, without the watermark copyright.