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how to attract kingfishers


alianar 5 82 2 England
1 Aug 2010 6:35PM
hi
i have found a perfect spot for a kingfisher i have set up a perch and a hide but how do i attract the kingfisher to the perch as he normally takes other branches around the perch?
thanks aryanGrin

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meercat 6 278 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2010 6:36PM
Put some ground bait under the perch, little fishes come in so will the kingfisher.

But please remember they are a schedule one bird so you CANNOT photograph them near a nest site without a licence.
alianar 5 82 2 England
1 Aug 2010 7:59PM
what do i use as fish bait?? Grin
BigRick 9 2.1k 3 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2010 8:43PM

Quote:Put some ground bait under the perch, little fishes come in so will the kingfisher.

But please remember they are a schedule one bird so you CANNOT photograph them near a nest site without a licence.



how do i know if it is a nest site,,, as there is a stretch of river near me with loads of places to get a picture. ??

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