This bird was perched high on a thorny branch above the estuary. Its beak almost looks like one of the thorns. I assume that it was perched high to get a better view of possible prey in the ground or in the shallow water.
Yesterday's photo of a termite mound caused Kate of Visual St. Paul to post a short poem about termites in the comments. I have added it to yesterday's post and highly recommend that you scroll down to yesterday's post to read it. It is cute, and is classic Ogden Nash.
This week we have photos of ancient Khmer temples of Cambodia on our Viva la Voyage travel photo site.