Oxpecker on giraffe by Max Waugh (5 images)

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At first glance these birds appear to be sitting in grass on a field - but they are actually perched on a giraffe's mane. The five little oxpeckers took a break from flying to rest in the giraffe's fur, which serves as a good perch with the added bonus of insects to feast on.

As the giraffe bent it's long neck to a horizontal level, the small birds each popped their heads up and, thanks to the mane, it appeared as if they were sitting in grass. Photographer Max Waugh, 41,...
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