Little Egret – Marievale.
Marievale Bird Sanctuary, Gauteng. I left in the power lines and pylons deliberately, as well as traces of the reeds and the trees, as I wanted to give a sense of the complex environment – not stereotypical, picture-postcard countryside – in which these birds live.
Nikon D500, 70-300mm. Processed in Lightroom and Silver Efex Pro.