Sacred Kingfisher


Posted by gregc on Wed Jun 12, 2024 4:49 am

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Male Sacred Kingfisher (Todiramphus sanctus) about to land as it adjusts its hunting spot on the exposed low tide rocks, looking to nab small crabs.

ISO1600, 600mm, f8, 1/4000, on OM-1.

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by Axel Hildebrandt on Wed Jun 12, 2024 5:25 am
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Great pose, angle and eye contact, Greg.
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by Carol Clarke on Wed Jun 12, 2024 5:59 am
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Axel Hildebrandt wrote: Great pose, angle and eye contact, Greg.

The larger view shows the excellent detail and the lovely light on this superb capture, Greg!


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by Karl Egressy on Wed Jun 12, 2024 6:34 am
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Great pose and nice framing.
 

by peter makuch on Wed Jun 12, 2024 6:39 am
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a great mid-air captured before the land, well timed GREG.
 

by david fletcher on Wed Jun 12, 2024 12:34 pm
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Smashing shot Greg. Nicely done.
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by paul fletcher on Wed Jun 12, 2024 8:34 pm
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Excellent photograph, Greg.
 

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