All images were shot with the Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark IV and Olympus M.100–400mm F5.0–6.3 lens on 15 December 2023.

Peering through the Macadamia Tree

  • 400mm, ƒ/6.3, 1/60s, ISO 400
An obscured cockatoo looks at the camera through the leaves of a macadamia tree.

Cracking the Nut

  • 400mm, ƒ/6.3, 1/125s, ISO 640
A cockatoo holds a macadamia nut with its foot and cracks it open with its beak.

Let Me Eat in Peace!

  • 261mm, ƒ/6.3, 1/640s, ISO 1600
A cockatoo hangs from a macadamia tree with a nut in its beak, while staring at the camera.

Escaping the Photographer

  • 400mm, ƒ/6.3, 1/800s, ISO 250
Looking at the back of a cockatoo high up in a gum tree, after it flew away from the camera.