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Thankyou for all the votes and comments on yesterdays Bullfinch. Today back to a kingfisher picture. I hope you like it.

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Camera:Canon EOS 5D
Lens:Canon 300mm f2.8L IS, Canon 1.4 Extender
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Kingfisher. Alcedo atthis
Username:forestfotos forestfotos
Uploaded:24 Oct 2010 - 9:24 AM
Tags:Bird, Branch, Close-up / macro, Forestfotos, General, Kingfisher, Lyndon, Parkinson, Perch, River, Wildlife / nature
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Votes:57

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jeb2012
jeb2012  4 United Kingdom
24 Oct 2010 - 9:29 AM

A Excellent capture

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accipiter
accipiter e2 Member 4accipiter vcard England57 Constructive Critique Points
24 Oct 2010 - 9:35 AM

Stunning capture. A

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4137 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
24 Oct 2010 - 9:54 AM

Indeed, a stunning shot in every way, Lyndon. Beautiful photography.
Ronnie.

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bluetitblue
24 Oct 2010 - 10:18 AM

Outstanding detail great capture.

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FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 6FeatherFriend vcard England216 Constructive Critique Points
24 Oct 2010 - 10:18 AM

A superb shot and placed beautifully in the frame, superb BG too,
Geoff.

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tashi
tashi  32 Constructive Critique Points
24 Oct 2010 - 10:19 AM

Excellent shot. Great image.

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Skeleton
Skeleton  5 Australia4 Constructive Critique Points
24 Oct 2010 - 10:21 AM

Excellent detail, like the catchlight in the eye.

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Hoffy
Hoffy  9212 forum posts England16 Constructive Critique Points
24 Oct 2010 - 10:40 AM

Stunning. Paul Smile

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Karen_Summers
Karen_Summers e2 Member 5Karen_Summers vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Oct 2010 - 10:55 AM

Great capture

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tommyld
tommyld e2 Member 3tommyld vcard United Kingdom
24 Oct 2010 - 11:37 AM

Great capture...Wonderful colour and detail...
Tom

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Brian_Scott
Brian_Scott e2 Member 442 forum postsBrian_Scott vcard United Kingdom27 Constructive Critique Points
24 Oct 2010 - 12:08 PM

Superb mate

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DerekL
DerekL e2 Member 9100 forum postsDerekL vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
24 Oct 2010 - 12:43 PM

There have been some really good images of Kingfishers on this site recently, and this must rate as one of the best.
Lovely sharp detail and colours.

Derek

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
24 Oct 2010 - 1:19 PM

Perfect shot and congrats on the UA's well deserved
Lillian

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clearinnervision

very nice details, well captured

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jase147
jase147  4 United Kingdom
24 Oct 2010 - 3:07 PM

great shot and detail

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 7282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
24 Oct 2010 - 4:15 PM

There have been some really good images of Kingfishers on this site recently, and this must rate as one of the best.
Lovely sharp detail and colours.

agree with the above statement

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LeeFisher
LeeFisher e2 Member 559 forum postsLeeFisher vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
24 Oct 2010 - 4:39 PM

cracking shot mate, love the background and the light.
fish

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Shroomer
Shroomer  7 England167 Constructive Critique Points
24 Oct 2010 - 4:49 PM

Superb light and exposure Lyndon and square on upright proud pose
Top stuff
Richard

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Goodley
Goodley  4 United Kingdom
24 Oct 2010 - 5:23 PM

Another top shot mate,
kev.

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LukeParkinson
24 Oct 2010 - 5:59 PM

A stunning shot, Beautiful eye, wonderful detail and cracking pose. Superb!

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KBan
KBan  9456 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
24 Oct 2010 - 6:58 PM

she's a cracker Lyndon
keith

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kingfisherblue
kingfisherblue e2 Member 4kingfisherblue vcard United Kingdom
24 Oct 2010 - 7:24 PM

A cracking Female,spot on, thank you,
john

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
24 Oct 2010 - 7:53 PM

They dont come any better Lyndon. A cracking good capture.
Ron

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chalkhillblue
chalkhillblue e2 Member 5143 forum postschalkhillblue vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Oct 2010 - 8:06 PM

Beautifully captured, a very fine image.
David

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teocali
teocali e2 Member 6212 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
24 Oct 2010 - 10:41 PM

Superb sharp capture and lovely classic pose. Terrific plumage detail, eye and rich natural tones.
Sylvia

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