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The Kingfisher ( alcedo atthis )
Have not been able to find any new specimens at the moment so how about this one from the happier times.
Also trying out new presentation and processing.
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A well taken image with super detail, nice one Ron
And a beauty she is too. Photographing a few yesterday but they were a little far away. Never tire of seeing them.
Superb shot - well done !
Cracking close up
Beautiful bird, well captured Ron.
Nice neat presentation too.
Cracking shot! Razor sharp with attention given to background and composition
A stunner, Ron. Carol
Beautiful capture, the detail is superb!
Stunning capture Ron. Wonderful detail.........Sandy
Superb detail. Sylvia
Superb Ron... one of your very best me thinks
A real beauty Ron, I would love to be able to be in a psotion to be able to find one of these magnificent birds to photograph.
an excellent capture, superb detail and pose x x
Ron this is an absolute stunner. Exposure and detail is first class and presented so well. One of if not your best showing a superb neutral but natural bg and fantastic eye
You've been MossyOak'd
Thanks for the U.A. Richard. I appreciate your excellent observations.
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I have to agree, an absolutely AMAZING shot!!!! Have my award too!
a great shot
Thank you very much Oli. I am delighted.
Really good and something to mount on the wall.
This is a scorcher Ron.
I gave up looking for any flaws with the image and had a good look for D.B's...None!
Truly a superb shot, Ron. Could not be better.
one of the nicest i have ever seen everything is perfect
Just PERFECT!! Ron. wish i could give you 10 votes.
Truly awesome Ron. Well deserving of an EPZ award; will we see one?????
Outstanding, every so often you see a shot that takes your breath away, and this is one. Re you trying out presentation and processing - 10/10 its perfect. I hope you get the top award. Ann
for a moment I thought you had a NEW siting of the KF he has been seen apparently two people have told me and it wasnt Alan but in our vicinity (keep your eyes peeled) I like the new presentation and processing is great, fancy giving me a lesson then?
magnificent ! what your secret to catching this gorgeous bird
What an awesome shot Ron, such fantastic work.
They don't come any better than this Ron, an outstanding shot and the only thing wrong with it is that it isn't mine
One to be very, very pleased with--- a super image!
A splendid capture - a cracker. Super detail, and the presentation is also very good.
A great capture brilliant detail
lovely work and the presentation is good too
Absolutely fantastic shot!
Love it ! Superb
A really beautiful image.
A real beauty Ron - on a site filled with Kingfishers this is one to be proud of. Well done with the processing.
Its all been said , wow !!!
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Thanks JIm,Linda,Sandra,Ruth,Brian,Caroline,Jean and Keith.
Flawless Ron - your work is like Queensland weather, "Beautiful one day, perfect the next"...Bill
wow, beautiful, love the glint in the eye
All been said above - a real stunning shot Ron and well deserved awards
I can't add to what has already been said and the votes say it all.
Looks like they liked it
Fantastic Kingy capture, very nice composition, lovely clean b/g and great detail in this one Ron, very well done.
A superb capture Ron, excellent detail, colour and a nice clean b/ground, nice presentation too.
An outstanding image Ron, this one is straight out of the top drawer. I don't think you'll find a better shot of this species on this site
Wonderful comp, light and detail. Top shot.
This is absolutely superb Ron - terrific clarity and detail. Love the tones and the plumage patterning. Processed to perfection.
top shot ron, well done on the deserved awards.
An absolute stunner Ron, presentation and comp excellent.
1st class image fully deserves all the comments so far.
Wish I had one of these in my collection Ron....cracking shot with fab colours n excellent background too.
Congratulations on the HC Ron-- I would like to put my User Award on this too. Well done.
Hi Ron, I have been watching the progress on this one with fingers, legs and everything else that I can cross and am delighted that justice has prevailed here. My user award is not available or I would have given mine too, many congratultions on the user awards and especially for the long overdue HC,
Congratulations Ron...long time coming but glad to see the extra bit at the top of your gallery!
Very pleased for you and well deserved.
Lovely image Ron,well worth all the awards.
Superb detail and clarity,excellent capture.............
As we discussed chuffed to bits for you Ron. Thoroughy deserved and next time dont wait 3 1/2 years..lol
Has to be the lucky 100 vote...superb shot, congratulations
FINALLY!! Pete has finally seen sense and awarded one of your pictures! A great shot it is too and can have another award!
Stunning had to have my award Ron
Thanks to everyone and particular thanks to Dave ( Leafhopper ) and Jonah ( Jonah 794 ) for the UA's. Thanks fellas.
have another U.A. Ron very well deserved
Hi Ron, my user award has just become available once again congratulations.............Arise 'Sir Ron' or is it now 'your majesty'
Thanks Geoff. I should have a wife like mine-- she has a way of bringing me back down to earth ( God bless her )!!!!!!
Stunning capture here Ron, outstanding work congratulations on the awards and well done. Gary
he's a little belter beautiful composed... !
wow... great details! nice pics
OMG Ron,really glad I never missed this one whilst I've been away....What a stunner !! The colours are spot on,pin sharp and a great comp too mate !!
Glad to make this 112 and have my UA too FABULOUS.
Super image love it.
superb shot Ron, Great comp and background,
Congratulations! 12 awards and an HC! I bow my head in deep respect!
Congratulations on the well deserved award Ron.
The detail in this shot is absolutely the best....WOW.
We have belted kingfishers here but they are nowhere near as beautiful, they also hardly let me in close.
Awesome shot !
....... whew it was a long ways down to this comment box
Brilliant Ron, just caught up with this one. The colours & detail are absolutely exquisite, you deserve every vote & award received. Congrats on your HC a very worthy recipiant.
Ron thats a really beautiful image tack shape detailed and exposure bang on.
WOW WOW SIR
where was i when you put this up?!
absolutely stunning! many congratulations!
very well deserved votes and awards.....and heres another....
consider yourself 'Squeaked'
absololutly stunning great sharp detail well done
could have been an E.C. Ron !!
Awesome shot, so envious
This is as beautiful and clear as daylight. I could be standing there and count the feathers. What a superbe shot.
Wonderful shot Ron a real winner in all aspects many thanks for having a go in naming the duck i cannot find any record either
Such a well deserving shot...perfect Ron, glad I found again
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