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Belted Kingfisher


Posted by Jakejacoby on Wed Nov 20, 2019 4:37 pm

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On Golden Pond in central Florida this morning.  What a fisherman he is - 3 at one time - amazing.  Doesn't usually happen to me but I was in the right place at the right time with amazing light.
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400 DO with 1.4X III
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by Ed Cordes on Wed Nov 20, 2019 6:00 pm
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A wonderful triple play. Great capture in super light.
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by Ron Day on Wed Nov 20, 2019 6:22 pm
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Well done, Jake! An excellent feeding behavioral shot in gorgeous lighting. This is the first triple I’ve seen with this species. Great execution of this very fine image. :)
 

by Paul Rossi on Wed Nov 20, 2019 6:48 pm
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Very unique opportunity captured very well. Makes you wonder how he did it - so it is a great imagination triggering image.
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by Carol Clarke on Wed Nov 20, 2019 6:58 pm
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That's some catch! Wonderful shot, Jake. Everything comes together beautifully with this one - or should I say three!

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by Karl Egressy on Wed Nov 20, 2019 9:27 pm
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A real great catch with the three fish.
 

by Cynthia Crawford on Thu Nov 21, 2019 7:55 am
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Ron Day wrote:
Well done, Jake! An excellent feeding behavioral shot in gorgeous lighting. This is the first triple I’ve seen with this species. Great execution of this very fine image. :)

+1 amazing catch!
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by Des on Thu Nov 21, 2019 9:57 am
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That is clever, well done.
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by cwdavis on Thu Nov 21, 2019 11:06 am
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Wonderful image/great capture!!

As an aside, was it sprinkling at the time of the photo? There are a handful of vertical streaks scattered over the image that could be falling raindrops.
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by Jakejacoby on Thu Nov 21, 2019 11:45 am
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cwdavis wrote:
Wonderful image/great capture!!

As an aside, was it sprinkling at the time of the photo?  There are a handful of vertical streaks scattered over the image that could be falling raindrops.


Nope.  He was shaking the fish and the water drops were flying off.
 

by cwdavis on Thu Nov 21, 2019 12:44 pm
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Wonderful image/great capture!!

As an aside, was it sprinkling at the time of the photo?  There are a handful of vertical streaks scattered over the image that could be falling raindrops.


Nope.  He was shaking the fish and the water drops were flying off.


Ah, all the better!  Thanks ...
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by david fletcher on Thu Nov 21, 2019 2:11 pm
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Brilliant! Unique capture Jake. Well done!
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