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Many thanks for the votes and comments on yesterday's Common Blue Damselfly, all are very much appreciared.

Here's a Kingfisher from last week, an easily recognised individual this one as his lower bill is shorter than his upper bill.

Please view large and thanks for looking.

Camera:Canon EOS 50D
Lens:Sigma 500mm f4.5
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Kingfisher
Username:NigelKiteley NigelKiteley
Uploaded:20 Oct 2010 - 5:16 PM
Tags:Kingfisher., Wildlife / nature
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terry_cavner
20 Oct 2010 - 5:19 PM

A Beauty !!!

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Louise_Morris
Louise_Morris e2 Member 42310 forum postsLouise_Morris vcard England
20 Oct 2010 - 5:24 PM

Absolutely beautiful - the light, colours and clarity are fantastic! Good One! Louise

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Angi_Wallace
Angi_Wallace e2 Member 6172 forum postsAngi_Wallace vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
20 Oct 2010 - 5:37 PM

Superb

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Shroomer
Shroomer  7 England167 Constructive Critique Points
20 Oct 2010 - 5:38 PM

Fabulous light Nigel and great detail
Richard

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andypitstop
20 Oct 2010 - 5:40 PM

Great capture....well caught...Andy

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chriswood
chriswood  4 United Kingdom
20 Oct 2010 - 5:48 PM

nice and sharp great shot

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accipiter
accipiter e2 Member 4accipiter vcard England57 Constructive Critique Points
20 Oct 2010 - 5:53 PM

Fine capture. A

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mikesmith
mikesmith e2 Member 1045 forum postsmikesmith vcard United Kingdom35 Constructive Critique Points
20 Oct 2010 - 6:28 PM

Nigel, this is one very special shot, pin-sharp, excellent colours, some lovely light which then shows off the colours splendidly. Pure pure quality
Mike

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LukeParkinson
20 Oct 2010 - 6:29 PM

A cracking shot Nigel, Pin Sharp with a brilliant background!

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VidB
VidB  5 United Kingdom11 Constructive Critique Points
20 Oct 2010 - 6:30 PM

Excellent image with great detail and colour
Dave

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bagupsteve
bagupsteve  1043 forum posts United Kingdom
20 Oct 2010 - 7:09 PM

perfection ,
regards steve

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SteveMoulding
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20 Oct 2010 - 7:22 PM

Pin sharp and beautifully detailed capture. Another stunner.
Steve.

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bluetitblue
20 Oct 2010 - 7:37 PM

Stunning capture great detail.

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DerekL
DerekL e2 Member 9101 forum postsDerekL vcard England23 Constructive Critique Points
20 Oct 2010 - 9:30 PM


Quote: Nigel, this is one very special shot, pin-sharp, excellent colours, some lovely light which then shows off the colours splendidly. Pure pure quality
Mike

My thoughts exactly Nigel.

Derek

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jase147
jase147  4 United Kingdom
20 Oct 2010 - 11:20 PM

super colour and detail excellent shot

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lianna
lianna  4 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
20 Oct 2010 - 11:59 PM

wow nigel!!! thats a splendid capture!!! excellent detail and timing x x x

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James_C
James_C  536 forum posts United Kingdom56 Constructive Critique Points
21 Oct 2010 - 7:56 AM

Beautifully photographed.

James

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FeatherFriend e2 Member 625 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England216 Constructive Critique Points
21 Oct 2010 - 11:22 AM

!st class in all respects Nigel, beautiful shot,
Geoff.

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Oct 2010 - 4:13 PM

Perfect capture.

B.

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tubbtubby
tubbtubby  7 United Kingdom
23 Oct 2010 - 9:25 PM

Even better mate, love these backgrounds too.

Pete

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Ariwith
Ariwith  5 United Kingdom
25 Oct 2010 - 10:20 AM

Wow this is awesome Nigel. Love the background it set the image perfectly to its part !

Arabella

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30 Oct 2010 - 1:58 PM

Happy to bring up the half century for this exceptional image

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Emmog
Emmog  538 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Dec 2010 - 5:37 PM

Great detail
Matt

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