Belted Kingfisher

Posted by Karl Egressy on Mon Jun 17, 2024 6:22 am

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I will post a sequence of perching and taking off. Marienna took 80+ shots of him hovering, I took one presentable one. I have very bad vision, simply don't see the birds in the air. That's what it is.

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by Axel Hildebrandt on Mon Jun 17, 2024 6:26 am
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Great find and details, Karl. What a great opportunity and I also like the not so typical perch for this species.
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by Carol Clarke on Mon Jun 17, 2024 6:32 am
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Amazing detail in this one Karl! Excellent shot and unusual kingfisher perch.

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by david fletcher on Mon Jun 17, 2024 6:33 am
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Cracking shot Karl. Good job Marienna is around ...LOL. Either way, great teamwork.
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by peter makuch on Mon Jun 17, 2024 12:37 pm
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we are all heading that way as-well and a good one here and great detailing too.

by paul fletcher on Mon Jun 17, 2024 8:39 pm
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A fine image, Karl. An excellent perch in this photo, adds to the appeal.

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