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This is the youngest kingfisher ever photographed outside it's nest.
Photo taken a few seconds after fledging.
The chance of ever capturing this again is almost Zero.

Brand:Sony
Camera:Sony Alpha SLT-A77
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:22 Jul 2012 - 1:33 PM
Title:Just fledged
Username:AlanWillis AlanWillis
Uploaded:22 Jul 2012 - 5:35 PM
Tags:Juvenile kingfisher, Wildlife / nature
Votes:28

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ValeryAst
ValeryAst  2 Russian Federation
22 Jul 2012 - 5:46 PM

An excellent portrait of this kingfisher!Smile

kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise e2 Member 2364 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2012 - 5:48 PM

Beautiful shot but how sad it lost its mum.

Kathryn

kingfisher121
22 Jul 2012 - 6:02 PM

Lovely pic !!! Magical moment !!! Very sad day.

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2012 - 6:04 PM

I do hope that it wasn't Piccolo that died, Alan Sad What a superb, perfect image. Carol

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2012 - 6:26 PM

A lovely image Alan and thank you for telling us of the happy and sad times in the lives of these beautiful birds.
Joan.

KBan
KBan  9457 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2012 - 6:28 PM

A great capture Alan.
What happened to the mother ?

Keith

HenB
HenB  6
22 Jul 2012 - 7:15 PM

Another great Kingfisher Image

tommyld
tommyld e2 Member 3tommyld vcard United Kingdom
22 Jul 2012 - 7:47 PM

What a stunner, congratulations!!!...
Tom

johnjones
johnjones  4 England
26 Aug 2012 - 11:37 PM

WOW your kingfisher shots are excellent i am yet to get one still trying to find one.
jj

Last Modified By johnjones at 26 Aug 2012 - 11:37 PM
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