Dad's dilemma

Posted by Graeme Guy on Wed Aug 01, 2018 8:55 pm

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Adult White-throated Kingfisher has two hungry, fledged chicks chasing it around for a free feed. The adult male has caught a small bug but it has two hungry mouths to choose from.

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by Mario Fiorucci on Wed Aug 01, 2018 9:48 pm
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Absolutely captivating scene. I congratulate you !

by Mako_Elite on Wed Aug 01, 2018 10:26 pm
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Wow, what a beauty. 3 kingfishers on the same branch. Very nice.


by Ron Day on Wed Aug 01, 2018 10:35 pm
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Excellent feeding behavior — with bills open, those youngsters were hungry. Well done!

by Karl Egressy on Thu Aug 02, 2018 6:22 am
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It's been a long time to have seen your post here. Amazing behavior shot, Graeme.

by himadri roy on Thu Aug 02, 2018 12:44 pm
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Stunning frame. Congrats.

by david fletcher on Thu Aug 02, 2018 12:58 pm
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Brilliant sighting Graeme
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by ugolino on Fri Aug 03, 2018 1:59 am
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One for the editors to consider... a superb shot, and educational as well, as I had never seen juveniles of that species.
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by Paul Rossi on Tue Aug 07, 2018 10:30 am
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Great multi-bird image with a good story told by the image.

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