Standing Guard

Captured at Kew
Standing Guard by James Yates

Image details - Standing Guard

Photographer: James Yates (see profile)
Competition: Competition 15
Category: Captured at Kew
Location: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London, England, United Kingdom


On a dreary, autumn morning at Kew Gardens, as I looked out across the lake - I spotted this Eurasian coot, balancing on one foot. It looked as though it was standing guard on its former nest, guarding the mighty swamp cypress trees.


Finalist - Captured at Kew