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Can I eat it now?

By Lillian  
The resplendent Kingfisher..with his fish...

with the scales still there in shot...another wonderful day
spent on the river Test with Alan...and I also got him preening, for first time...at last!

Took many photos of this wonderful bird also 3 videos as he was happy just sitting there for us

My thanks to John for your User Award...on the squirrel ..very grateful

V2 ..going down the hatch!!Wink

Tags: General Kingfisher Fish River test Wildlife and nature

Comments


Hermanus 8 4 South Africa
11 Sep 2014 6:15PM
Excellent images of this most beautiful bird LillianGrinGrin
ugly Plus
12 9 57 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2014 6:16PM
Another top image..

Dave
senn 9 5 1 Belgium
11 Sep 2014 6:17PM
two marvels here Lilian !.. great bird photography
barbarahirst 12 27 12 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2014 6:18PM
Dare I say over 600...........wow!!!!!
CarolG 13 199 20 Greece
11 Sep 2014 6:20PM
Two superb images, Lillian. Carol
DonMc 12 4 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2014 6:25PM
Two of your best Lillian, gets my award tonight!SmileSmileSmile
Don
Jasper87 Plus
10 2.5k 158 England
11 Sep 2014 6:26PM
The detail and colour is always amazing, Lillian.

Dave
ali63 8 790 1 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2014 6:38PM
superb images Lillian

Ali
rontear Plus
17 23 8 England
11 Sep 2014 6:48PM
Beautiful Lillian......
Ron
SlowSong Plus
12 9.2k 30 England
11 Sep 2014 6:57PM
It finally enjoyed its prize after all that excellent posing for you. Terrific shots.
x
11 Sep 2014 6:58PM
one gulp and its gone two excellent captures Lillian

Graham
cabbie Plus
13 31 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2014 7:00PM
Cracking image yet again Lillian

Bob
gary_d 12 576 13 Wales
11 Sep 2014 7:05PM
Two impressive images. - gary
11 Sep 2014 7:07PM
Two excellent captures!
JuBarney Plus
9 33 5 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2014 7:15PM
Super shots & love the "wren" impression!
Ju
sparrowhawk Plus
11 282 2 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2014 7:34PM
superb duo !
Nikonuser1 Plus
8 165 16 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2014 7:35PM
Another excellent 2 capturesSmile

Cliff
Mollycat Plus
7 21 2 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2014 7:47PM
Think the answer is yes. Two magnificent captures Lillian, your so good.
Peter GrinGrinGrin
11 Sep 2014 7:54PM
Delightful.
janlea 8 3 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2014 7:57PM
Two beautiful captures Lillian, stunning colour and detail Smile
Jan
helenlinda Plus
13 366 22 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2014 8:08PM
Beautiful shots Lillian SmileSmile
Niknut Plus
10 2.7k 82 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2014 8:08PM
Terrific shot !!....maybe your best yet ?.....faultless quality !!.Smile
SUE118 Plus
12 8 1 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2014 8:18PM
Wonderful and beautiful to capture. Smile
AlanWillis 11 67 England
11 Sep 2014 8:21PM
Great detail in todays shot, Lillian.
Highly recommended: Canon EF70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM, lens.
and good light.
I like your' favourite tail position too.
dave1967 8 4 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2014 8:26PM
Superb shots
Dave
11 Sep 2014 8:39PM
Absolutely stunning Lillian. Simply perfect GrinGrin

Kathryn
sut68 17 2.0k 77 England
11 Sep 2014 8:52PM
" - - - - " [speechless] Smile x
bricurtis Plus
15 2.3k 50 England
11 Sep 2014 8:52PM
Caught it - eat it - 2 super images Lillian.
Brian.
HarrietH Plus
10 303 Portugal
11 Sep 2014 8:52PM
I don't believe he waited for an answer.

Maureen
TonyDy Plus
11 52 3 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2014 9:01PM
Superb shots, Lillian.
Tony
Mike_Smith Plus
13 668 1 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2014 9:03PM
Cracking shot Lillian, your knocking out some beauties lately, that lens i have had for over a year now and i find its very sharp throughout
11 Sep 2014 9:24PM
Amazing images Lillian, love the title Smile

JohnSmile
ddolfelin Plus
8 103 3 Wales
11 Sep 2014 9:40PM
Fantastic!
JohnoP 15 2
11 Sep 2014 9:50PM
Fabulous work Lillian - you must be thrilled! Especially love the tail pose in V1! You are Featured e2 Photo a the moment! GrinGrin John (thanks again for the poem..you make me smile! Smile)
Lillian Plus
11 23 17 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2014 10:04PM
costly nothing to bring a smile to people John GrinGrin
thank you all so much for your lovely comments and awards..but it is a pleasure to take these of Arthur
and today he just sat for ages..
11 Sep 2014 10:43PM
Two great captures Lillian,
Alan
danbrann 16 640 17
11 Sep 2014 10:44PM
Down the hatch......stupendous Lillian.
ColleenA Plus
8 456 7 Australia
11 Sep 2014 10:50PM
Amazing photography Lillian
Irishkate Plus
10 42 118 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2014 11:08PM
Disappearing act in V2!
Great sequence Lillian - beautiful clarity.
Kate GrinGrinGrin
RonnieAG Plus
10 154 119 Scotland
11 Sep 2014 11:24PM
A fine catch on both your and it's part, Lillian: fine detail and colours and with even the odd water droplet exiting the frame centre bottom.
R.
taggart Plus
16 47 14 United States
12 Sep 2014 1:17AM
You better afore it wiggles away!

nice shot!
mikbee 13 3 8 Scotland
12 Sep 2014 1:19AM
Needs a bib on Lillian
with these scales flying about !!
Good shots.
Mick.
Such a beautiful one, your colour and detail are superb Lillian.. wonderful timing..two terrific images.

Lynette GrinGrin
Daisymaye Plus
12 23 18 Canada
12 Sep 2014 4:16AM
Two beautiful images Lillian. Really terrific.
AnnChown Plus
10 207 1 United Kingdom
12 Sep 2014 7:52AM
Wonderful detail - love the water droplets Lillian! Smile
PhilT2 Plus
10 531 31 England
12 Sep 2014 8:24AM
Two more superb images. Great photography Lillian. V1 is magnificent
rayme330 8 17 1 United Kingdom
12 Sep 2014 9:20AM
Fabulous avian captures, Lillian. The colours and detail are stunning.

Ray
FeatherFriend 12 38 217 England
12 Sep 2014 10:54AM
Superb detail in both Lillian especially V1,
Geoff.
User_Removed 8 4 1 United Kingdom
12 Sep 2014 10:58AM
Another stunning shot Lillian. love it to bits. Bob Smile
Fefe Plus
8 50 34 United Kingdom
12 Sep 2014 11:21AM
Wonderful shots Lillian.....I dont think I have ever seen a kingfisherSad Really beautiful detail!
Diane
CaroleS Plus
10 442 3 United Kingdom
12 Sep 2014 12:50PM
V1 is one of your very best Lillian!
Carole
12 Sep 2014 3:30PM
Superb couple of images - "now you see it" ..................... "now you don't" !!GrinGrin

Phil.
TrevBatWCC Plus
12 13 16 England
12 Sep 2014 3:52PM
Top-notch yet again, Lillian Wink
Trev Smile
stunning lillian. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
12 Sep 2014 8:02PM
Excellent it is , as has been said (written) many times above !- Great beautiful and superb ! GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin --- Jukka.
12 Sep 2014 8:14PM
Outstanding images, Lillian. Congrats on your well deserved UAs & GEA

Fred
oll1e 13 57 2 United Kingdom
12 Sep 2014 8:42PM
just superb Wink
pamelajean Plus
14 1.4k 2156 United Kingdom
12 Sep 2014 10:59PM
A lovely follow through in V2, Lillian. We often see the catch, but not often the swallow.
BIGRY1 8 3 8 United Kingdom
13 Sep 2014 3:41PM
Amazing captures, I bet you was well chuffed with these!Grin
Ryan
tonyng 10 11 3 United Kingdom
13 Sep 2014 4:16PM
Whoah!!
Glostopcat 14 255 2 England
14 Sep 2014 9:13PM
Two tremendous images of Arthur with his catch, v1 takes some beating though
Techno Plus
12 5.5k 8 England
15 Sep 2014 8:47AM
Quality indeed!
Term 14 86 9 England
15 Sep 2014 7:50PM
Poor little Ruffe lol

A beautiful bird, captured perfectly,

Ben
Chinga Plus
9 3 2 United Kingdom
17 Sep 2014 1:02AM
A very nice result with beautiful content and fabulous timing! Such a fantastic capture! Grin
IB
20 Sep 2014 3:00PM
Awesome images !!

Ann
thebopper 11 8 United Kingdom
20 Sep 2014 10:29PM
Superb image.. Well done! Grin

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