Honey buzzard with wasp nest by Darius Babelis (10 images)

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This honey buzzard seems completely unperturbed as it is surrounded by scores of angry wasps while raiding their nest for food. The bird of prey dived in to devour a section of their nest and appeared unconcerned by the blizzard of wasps buzzing around its head.

The honey buzzard has scale-like feathering on its head, thought to be a defence against the stings of its victims. Keen photographer Darius Babelis captured pictures of the fearless bird at work near his home in...
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