Eastern Great Egret (Ardea modesta) with prey

Photo of Eastern Great Egret

Eastern Great Egret

This Egret nabbed a fish just as I pressed the shutter release. You can still see the water swirling where its head speared in.

File Name: 2007-01-21_0299   Date/Time: 2007-01-21 08:30:03
Location: Ululah Lagoon / Anzac Park, Maryborough, Queensland, Australia.
Camera Make: PENTAX Corporation   Camera Model: PENTAX K10D
Settings: 360mm lens, f/9.5, 1/180sec, ISO 100, Compulsory Flash