All photos were taken on 1 September 2023 with the Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark IV and Olympus M.100–400mm F5.0–6.3 lens.

Pacific Black Duck

  • 300mm, ƒ/6.3, 1/40s, ISO 200
A close-up of a duck, staring straight at the camera

Havin’ a Scritch

  • 261mm, ƒ/6.1, 1/60s, ISO 200
A moorhen scratches and ruffles its feathers.


  • 261mm, ƒ/6.1, 1/400s, ISO 200
Staring right at the back of an egret’s head and neck, with a blurred pond in the background.

Cockatoo Madness

  • 400mm, ƒ/6.3, 1/200s, ISO 200
Three cockatoos sit in a tree while one frantically flies away.