19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World

A colony of Baya Weaver were nesting in a tall Acacia tree in a forested area in Singapore. I focused my attention on a newly completed nest and waited for the return of its inhabitants, using a 600 millimeter telephoto lens and a fast shutter speed to "freeze" the image of the bird's approach.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2020
Date Uploaded: 05.2021
Photo Location: Singapore, Singapore
Camera: NIKON D500
Copyright: © Tze Siong Tan
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