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The beautiful Anna

By AlanWillis    
Although I am not 100% sure, I think Anna has 9 or 10 babies.
In 10 minutes today Anna caught and took into her nest 9 fish.
The Hampshire kingfishers, in the previous 6 years, have nearly always had 7 young.
If the first brood this year is 9 it would be wonderful.
I of course will not know until the offspring fledge.

Tags: Anna Wildlife and nature

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Comments


Maccas 11 2
8 May 2015 5:27PM
Super pic,they don't get much better than this.
8 May 2015 5:32PM
Agreed !
Chinga Plus
11 3 2 United Kingdom
8 May 2015 5:37PM
My compliments from me for this splendid and beautiful photo...
IB
Lillian Plus
12 23 17 United Kingdom
8 May 2015 5:45PM
Top shot Al, a lovely view of her
observing something above her
always very aware of what is going on
Looks like a busy time feeding
AlanWillis 12 67 England
8 May 2015 5:50PM
Many thanks for kind comments & awards.
I took this using manual focus, I concentrated on the kingfishers eye, and made sure the beak was in focus right to the tip.
JuBarney Plus
10 34 5 United Kingdom
8 May 2015 6:57PM
A splendid shot & wonderful to hear the latest "news"
Ju
richmowil Plus
12 465 2 England
8 May 2015 7:42PM
Good detail and colour in this fine image Alan.
8 May 2015 8:33PM
Fine parent!
kirkoid 10 1 England
8 May 2015 8:46PM
Excellent capture.
Dave
Graham63 6 11 United Kingdom
8 May 2015 8:50PM
A stunner Alan
8 May 2015 9:49PM
Beautifully Captured PortraitSmileSmileSmilepaul

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