Peter Simpson captured this scene of a Stone curlew protecting its mate from a formidable foe.
Simpson’s photo won first prize in the BirdGuides Photo of the Year 2007 competition.
More info: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/main.jhtml?xml=/earth/2008/01/16/eabirds116.xml
The bird must have needed a good thumping for some reason!
Think twice Bunny!
Wow! What an amazing picture!