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Azure Kingfisher

By John_Frid    
This fella obligingly sat on a branch and let our boat get within about 10 metres.

Due to being in a shaded area I had to push the iso up to 1600. Was pleased that the IS allowed me to hand hold at 1/160 without camera shake.

Taken on the Daintree River in Queensland, Australia.

Comments and crits welcome.

Thanks for looking.

Tags: Australia Blue Kingfisher Azure Queensland Daintree Wildlife and nature

Voters: billkouk, martinjp, ColouredImages and 13 more

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CGreening Junior Member 9 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2011 6:56PM
Amazing Photography and a stunning bird.
19 Sep 2011 7:00PM
A real beauty, the colours and detail are glorious
Glostopcat 14 255 2 England
19 Sep 2011 7:35PM
Wow those colours in the plumage are amazing, he makes his UK cousin appear dull in comparison!
sparrowhawk Plus
11 282 2 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2011 8:06PM
TerryMcK 11 72 2 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2011 8:08PM
Beautifully captured! What an attractive-looking Kingfisher.
TonyDy Plus
11 52 3 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2011 10:35PM
Lovely shot, John.

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