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At rest watching the male excavating the new nest hole.The nestlings seem to be overstaying as she can be heard calling and the feeds are becoming irregular.Thanks for all previous comments and votes on prior uploads.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS-1D Mark II N
Lens:EF500mm f/4L IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:4 Jun 2012 - 1:40 PM
Focal Length:500mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/4.0
Shutter Speed:1/125sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Kingfisher
Username:skewey skewey
Uploaded:21 Jun 2012 - 1:27 PM
Tags:Close-up / macro, General, Wildlife / nature
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Meditator
Meditator  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jun 2012 - 2:26 PM

Composition and detail are great. Love the colours on this bird.


Phil

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christinecilia
christinecilia e2 Member 2christinecilia vcard England
21 Jun 2012 - 3:10 PM

your so lucky to have king fishers by you. great colours and lovely photo GrinGrin

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M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
21 Jun 2012 - 3:27 PM

Great capture.

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ElmsArt
ElmsArt  782 forum posts Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jun 2012 - 3:40 PM

Super image, great detail and DOF.

Jackie

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CHIPPYX1X
CHIPPYX1X  8 England
21 Jun 2012 - 4:19 PM

Great Capture lovely colour
Davey

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bagman
bagman  365 forum posts United States
21 Jun 2012 - 5:08 PM

TOP IMAGE. You are lucky to be able to see these and photography them.
I have yet to see one in real life. Looking forward to more.
Frank.

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jaymark1
jaymark1  6 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2012 - 6:45 PM

Super image Paul.

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JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jun 2012 - 7:28 PM

Suer image
Ju

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Snapitt
Snapitt e2 Member 5Snapitt vcard
21 Jun 2012 - 7:45 PM

Lovely shot of this pretty little Kingfisher. They're so picturesque.

Jane

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marktc
marktc e2 Member 347 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jun 2012 - 7:51 PM

Terrific image great capture

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tonyng
tonyng e2 Member 4tonyng vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jun 2012 - 10:21 PM

Nice piece of commentary. Makes the image more meaningful. Must say it is not very often to see kingfisher not perching on a stick. Smile

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jun 2012 - 10:34 PM

This I personally think is your best Kingfisher shot
with an outstanding b/g too
Lillian

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Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
22 Jun 2012 - 3:04 PM

Your so lucky Paul, ours have all gone. Great shot mate.
Brian

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KBan
KBan  9457 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jun 2012 - 7:26 PM

Superb

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danielwaters
25 Jun 2012 - 12:05 AM

I love how the watery background looks light water coloured paint.

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