Comb-crested Jacana

A new species for me. Spotted while on holidays from Landing Point Rd, Koumala.

He didn't stick around for long, and this is somewhat cropped as I shot it from the car.

View all photos taken: Thursday, 30th September 2010, This photo: 5:45pm

Comments

  • -Gadabout- said:
    Beautiful capture - fantastic light and DOF.
  • Cobra_11 said:
    Excellent shot! The bright red of the "hat" on the bird's head is a great detail. Well done!
  • David de Groot said:
    [http://www.flickr.com/photos/42495072@N00] Some of the only late arvo we got on that trip.
    [http://www.flickr.com/photos/cobra_11] Indeed :)
  • -Gadabout- said:
    lol at you shooting from the car - love it :D
  • David de Groot said:
    [http://www.flickr.com/photos/42495072@N00] Cars make great hides ! :)
  • Ross_M said:
    Ah ha I want one too. Apparently they can be had nearby.....
  • David de Groot said:
    [http://www.flickr.com/photos/ross_m] I wouldn't be surprised actually.
  • -Gadabout- said:
    I'll have to remember that when I get a long lens!