They are very big birds, but head on so thin they are hard to see. Unless one is flying, full speed, right at you. And obviously on purpose I should add.
So fast and thin keeping focus was very difficult. Besides I could hear him coming. Obviously I stood there taking shots, like him I had no place else to go either.
Finally he reached to opening in the canopy and banked away.
I knew he wanted to get down the enclosed path to the open marsh before I cut him off. But there had to be other options.
Like the rest of us have sometimes ‘it was a good idea at the time’ moment. We all have them.