Charlotte Rhodes

Camera: canon EOS R5

Lens: canon RF 600mm f4 L IS USM +Extender RF1.4x

Aperture: 5.6

Shutter speed: 1/2500

ISO: 10000

Description: Two male black headed weaver birds flying from neighbouring nests

Story from behind the lens: We found a number of male weaver birds, working hard to build their nests in a tree overhanging a river bed. They would fly to gather new reeds, intricately weaving them into their hanging nests, all with the aim of making the most impressive home. Every now and again a female would arrive and the males turned from being industrious to huge flirts, calling loudly, shaking their tail feathers and flying frantically around. All with the intent of trying to attract the female to their nest. The activity and interaction was incredible to watch.