Surprise in Photo

by Gerhard Windisch
(Frankfurt am Main, Germany)

The original Photo, uncropped

The original Photo, uncropped

The original Photo, uncropped
The Subject, Red-footed Falcon, cropped
The Surprise, Yellow mongoose, cropped

On my recent trip to the Kgalagadi, i wanted to photograph Red-footed Falcons on top of a tree, covered by a weaver nest. Once I looked at the photo on the computer, i was surprised to see also Yellow mongoose climbing into the weaver nest. The first Photo is the origenal photo with photo 2 the cropped intended subject und photo 3 the cropped photo of the surprise in the photo.

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Oct 02, 2013
Lots of food for many animals!
by: Christo

Weavers are eaten by birds of prey, snakes and mammals - well spotted!

Sep 25, 2013
by: Jenny

wow Gerhard that is a surprise. It's always nice to see your pics and then have a little extra in them that was totally unexpected. Thanks for sharing!

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