The crowned crane is one of my favourite birds. I found this one whilst on a drive in the Masai Mara. It was standing right by the road and there was a fairly strong wind, ruffling its feathers. I took a series of shots, trying to use a wide aperture in order to blur the background completely.
Nikon D700, Sigma 150-500 OS at 450mm, F6.3, 1/640s, ISO 200, handheld
Location: Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Photographer: Arnaud Germain