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Superb Fairy-wren (Malurus cyaneus)

A tribe of Superb Fairy-wrens came bobbing along the beach last Saturday whilst I was photographing Spotted Pardalotes at the nest. I snapped a few opportunistic shots of the male as he made his way toward me, he then hopped on a piece of drift wood where he made a low bow before making off with his girls. What a life!


Location: Callala Bay, NSW

Date: 22/09/2012

Settings: D4, 800mm, 1/2000 sec, f/6.3, ISO 1250

PS: Minor crop, sharpen, noise reduction, linear curves, colour enhancements and reduction for web.


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Taken on September 26, 2012