"Under Seige - Low Level Run" by jonxiv
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Whilst staying at Wye River on Victoria’s Southern Coast, we spent a day exploring which included a 3km walk to Mariners Falls, a few km from Apollo Bay. On the way back we stopped at a small picnic ground. There was a lot of squaking going on in a tree above, which I discovered was two Willy Wagtails (I think) harrassing a Kookaburra which was obviously on a branch too close to them. The Kookaburra refused to move and was harrassed for at least two or three minutes by these two fast, skilful flyers. Captured from 15 metres below with a Canon 7D and 70 to 300mm L lens. Cropped substantially to show the action. Number 3 in a small series

I’m just getting back in photography after a long spell with just a point and shoot digital.

In June 2011, I bought my first DSLR and have become infected with the photography bug for the second time in my life.

I am in awe of the talent here on Red Bubble and that inspires me to become a better photographer.

Thanks for stopping by……… :)

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Comments

  • nadine henley
    nadine henleyabout 3 years ago

    great action shot, well caught! they are fierce fighters.

  • Thankyou very much for the kind comment Nadine and the fav too. Yes, it was really on for a few minutes. :)

    – jonxiv

  • Kornrawiee
    Kornrawieeabout 3 years ago

    My friend:)
    This is splendid art creation by your talent; Such a beautiful artwork, thank you to inspire friends and me:)
    ……….
    Nature Quote of the Day
    Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.
    W. Clement Stone
    …….
    Regards,
    Sunny

  • Thankyou for leaving such a nice comment and also for your fav. Very nice quote too. :)

    – jonxiv

  • Eileen McVey
    Eileen McVeyabout 3 years ago

    Very cool action photograph!

  • Thankyou very much for that Eileen. It was really exciting to check my camera after it all finished to see if I had anything worthwhile. Thanks for the visit. :)

    – jonxiv

  • AnnDixon
    AnnDixonabout 3 years ago

    Natures Paintbrush

    BEAUTIFUL work
    .

  • Thankyou very much Ann and also for the fav too. :)

    – jonxiv

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