A secretary bird (Sagittarius serpentarius) prowls the open savanna of Namibia’s Etosha National Park alert to any insects and reptiles hiding in the grass that would make a perfect next meal.
Shot handheld using:
Canon EOS 40D
Canon EF100-400 f/4.5-5.6L IS USM lens
Focal length 400mm
Exposure 1/1250 sec at f/5.6
Featured by The Birds December 1 2010