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Brown-hooded Kingfisher


Posted by Gavin Falck on Mon Nov 15, 2021 10:34 am

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This is the male bird, which has a hungry nest full of hatchlings to feed.  Crickets seem to be his most common catch but lizards, frogs, chameleons and small snakes also feature on the menu.
Taken at George Botanical Gardens, George, Southern Cape, South Africa.
Canon 80D; Tamron 150-600 lens.
f/7.1; 1/1600; ISO-400. 

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by david fletcher on Mon Nov 15, 2021 10:45 am
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Super capture Gavin. Lovely framing.
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by Jakejacoby on Mon Nov 15, 2021 11:05 am
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Wonderful capture Gavin.
 

by Cindy Marple on Mon Nov 15, 2021 2:04 pm
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Very nice! Lovely background and a good pose to show off the catch.
 

by Carol Clarke on Mon Nov 15, 2021 2:39 pm
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Excellent capture with lunch, Gavin!

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by ken archer on Mon Nov 15, 2021 4:38 pm
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Sweet portrait of this handsome fellow with food for its youngsters. Nice Work Gavin!
 

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