Hamerkop with outstretched wings after takeoff
Hamerkop (Scopus umbretta) with outstretched wings after taking off from a pool of water formed by the receding floodwaters in Okavango Delta. The wader pushes its wings forward as if cupping the air to change the angle of attack and produce lift.
Digital image ID: Micheline_Rouquet_20160422_009896
Created: April 22, 2016
Author: Micheline Rouquet
© Micheline Rouquet
Digital image size: 10.7 Mpixels (30.5 MB uncompressed) - 4000x2667 pixels (13.3x8.8 in / 33.9x22.6 cm at 300 ppi)