Catching up with prey
Juvenile Brush Cuckoo leads off a short series of birds making recent captures in Tyto. Some birds are secretive and in a hurry to devour prey - in case Spangled Drongos or other would-be thieves turn up - but few fight over cuckoos' catches.
Male Varied Triller with green caterpillar.
Female Cicadabird about to make short work of a katydid.
Young Black-faced Cuckoo-Shrike one gulp away from downing a katydid.
Eastern Great Egret takes off with a red-tailed fish firmly in thrall.
Azure Kingfisher speeds off with small fish.