Nesting behavior during brooding phase. The nest is constructed of lichens and mosses gathered from a bay tree that towered above this Dodonaea bush. Spider webs were used to anchor the nest to the branches.
Facing the North Star (Polaris), around which all the stars rotate. 14 5-minute exposures plus 1 8-minute exposure, all stacked together using CS5's Statistical script. (Thanks to Harold Davis for explaining this technique on his blog.)