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Malachite kingfisher on dead branch facing camera

By NickDale      
A malachite kingfisher is perched in profile on a dead tree stump in the sunshine, looking at the camera. It has brown eyes, a red beak, a brown, white and blue head, red feet and blue wings. Shot with a Nikon D810 in Chobe National Park in Botswana in April 2016..ISO 320, 400mm, f/8, 1/500

Tags: Sunlight Wildlife Animal Dead Red Nature Blue Sunshine Africa Kingfisher Tree Bird Orange Feather Botswana African Sunny Chobe Plumage Beak Stump Perching Wildlife and nature Malachite kingfisher Ihaha Alcedo cristata

Voters: mike9005, debu, sawsengee and 19 more

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5 Dec 2018 8:57AM
Well captured. Great image.
TonyDy Plus
12 52 3 United Kingdom
5 Dec 2018 2:36PM
Great shot, Nick.
Silverzone 13 2 England
5 Dec 2018 2:45PM
Superb image. Sylvia
5 Dec 2018 5:03PM
Beautiful colour and detail captured.
richmowil Plus
12 438 2 England
5 Dec 2018 6:20PM
Such a wonderful bird. Good capture!
JuBarney Plus
9 33 5 United Kingdom
5 Dec 2018 7:46PM
Terrific shot
5 Dec 2018 8:07PM
Superb Nick, Pam

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