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Two Kingfishers arguing over fishing rights

Camera:Canon EOS 40D
Lens:sigma 150-500mm
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Feuding Kingfishers
Username:kingfisherblue kingfisherblue
Uploaded:28 Aug 2009 - 3:21 PM
Tags:Wildlife / nature
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Votes:84

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phill
phill  10 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2009 - 3:22 PM

Superb!

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Thushari
Thushari  5 Sri Lanka1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2009 - 3:23 PM

Excellent capture lovely color.
Thushari

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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 84280 forum postsKarenFB vcard England163 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2009 - 3:25 PM

Wow! I really like this - to get two, posing so beautifully, with a brilliant oof background - brilliant!

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mudge
mudge  1244 forum posts United Kingdom56 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2009 - 3:25 PM

Great nature shot!
I can't get even one kingfisher, and you've got two together. Life is so unfair!!!!
Seriously tough, top marks for this nature action shot

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Cormy
Cormy  6 England
28 Aug 2009 - 3:31 PM

Brilliant capture.
Cheers
Alan

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motorsportpictures

A very well caught shot.
Scott

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Shootme
Shootme  5 England
28 Aug 2009 - 3:35 PM

Teriffic capture, great colours, well done.

Jim

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Farrago
Farrago  5
28 Aug 2009 - 3:38 PM

Wonderful capture John, fantastic image of the Kingfishers
I would like to get a shot of one never mind two,regards David

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Imagephotographics

Brilliant capture !

Chris

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rgarrigus
rgarrigus  625 forum posts England7 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2009 - 3:38 PM

What a super nature image!

Bob G.

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2009 - 3:42 PM

Good heavens! Don't know how you'll ever better this!! What a fantastic image.

Ann

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paddyman
paddyman  566 forum posts United Kingdom
28 Aug 2009 - 3:50 PM

That is one of the best captures i have seen since joining, and i agree with eas how ever are you going to better this one?
good luck... you get my user award!!!! Alec

Last Modified By paddyman at 28 Aug 2009 - 3:52 PM

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NikonJohn
NikonJohn  5 Northern Ireland
28 Aug 2009 - 4:10 PM

im so jealous. good clean image.
johnny

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Kevhan
Kevhan  6 England
28 Aug 2009 - 4:15 PM

Super shot, well captured.
Kev

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simont
simont  102248 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2009 - 4:31 PM

Well timed and captured.
SImon

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janty66
janty66  7 England
28 Aug 2009 - 4:53 PM

stunning !!!

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dalecath
dalecath  860 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2009 - 4:55 PM

Great shot and comp, the only criticism i have is it looks like a noise reduction has been over worked.
But it still deserves a vote.

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kingfisherblue
28 Aug 2009 - 6:08 PM

Thank you all for your generous comments.I was very fortunate to be in the right place at the right time[5hrs+],i shall post again as i have some more from the feud,thank you.
john

Last Modified By kingfisherblue at 28 Aug 2009 - 6:09 PM

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pennyspike
pennyspike  112068 forum posts United Kingdom29 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2009 - 6:20 PM

This is great I shall look forward to seeing more in the series.
Penny

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imander
imander  7388 forum posts United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2009 - 6:34 PM

perfectly timed and captured, what an amazing sight to see
ian

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gwood
gwood  6 England
28 Aug 2009 - 7:08 PM


Quote: Superb!

Geoff

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JasperD
JasperD  7 Switzerland
28 Aug 2009 - 7:20 PM

Amazing and amusing! Grin

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freybird
freybird  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2009 - 7:24 PM

Great action shot. Geoff

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Karen_Summers
Karen_Summers e2 Member 5Karen_Summers vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2009 - 8:10 PM

well done John it was a great sight

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Alfies_Girl
28 Aug 2009 - 8:13 PM

Fantastic!

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woollyback
28 Aug 2009 - 9:41 PM

Brilliant - simple as that

A very jealous bridie

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2009 - 9:46 PM

Just awesome. A brilliant shot.
Ron

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mikesmith
mikesmith e2 Member 1045 forum postsmikesmith vcard United Kingdom35 Constructive Critique Points
29 Aug 2009 - 7:39 AM

Amazing capture
Mike

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Adderwatcher
29 Aug 2009 - 1:02 PM

Amazing capture a simply brilliant shot - well done!
Scott

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JG123456
JG123456  5 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2009 - 6:38 PM

Exceptional image, well done,
JG

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cassiecat
cassiecat  639 forum posts England46 Constructive Critique Points
29 Aug 2009 - 8:59 PM

excellent, congrats on the user awards.lesley

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Mynett
Mynett e2 Member 6137 forum postsMynett vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
29 Aug 2009 - 9:00 PM

shortlisted - wow

Linda

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TerryMcK
TerryMcK  571 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
30 Aug 2009 - 11:45 PM

Superb capture of a unique moment, John. And what a superb start to your EPZ portfolio - two User Awards & 70 plus votes!
Terry

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Tom-Melton
5 Sep 2009 - 3:57 PM

what a fantastic shot,i have sat around for hours for one to appear and then take my chance on how good i can get the capture,your patience has paid dividends with this superb quality action shot

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Emmog  538 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Sep 2009 - 5:32 PM

Great composition and detail... well captured moment
Matt

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AsherBerney
6 Feb 2010 - 6:08 PM

An amazing photograph very inspiring to me

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