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Bin Fishin !

By KBan  
Hi everyone, the title here is very fitting as I've been fishing for a Kingfisher shot for the last five years !!!

Taken in that local park.

I've bagged a few so be prepared for a few more uploads after this.

Thanks for your comments and clicks on my last upload.


Tags: Wildlife and nature

Voters: pablo69, cdm36, hary60 and 158 more

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21 Jun 2009 6:02PM
Brilliant shot super detail

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21 Jun 2009 6:04PM
Brilliant image wonderful detail great colours and very well timed with the fish SUPERB
Stace Plus
8 2 2 England
21 Jun 2009 6:08PM

Sezz Plus
12 617 15 England
21 Jun 2009 6:09PM
Excellent image Keith, look forward to seeing some more of these!

Sarah *
GillyB Plus
11 317 8 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2009 6:09PM
Wow fantastic keith! Superb capture and perfect timing ...... I expect this one will win some awards Smile

Steve_S Plus
11 180 3 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2009 6:16PM
Excellent capture Keith, well worth the wait!
Sue_R Plus
10 11 6 Scotland
21 Jun 2009 6:16PM
Beautiful capture. Just love these birds but never seem to be able to get close enough to see them properly.

teocali Plus
8 441 18 England
21 Jun 2009 6:30PM
Superb capture and comp Keith - wonderful light and tones and pin sharp detail. Shall be looking forward to seeing more of these Smile
Great picture, well worth the wait!
21 Jun 2009 6:37PM
super shot, well done on getting it..look foward to seeing more

for 5 years dedication have my first ever award!
21 Jun 2009 6:47PM
Great bird cracking shot Don.
CarolG Plus
10 199 19 Greece
21 Jun 2009 6:48PM
Fantastic, Keith! Carol
Maiwand Plus
10 3 72 England
21 Jun 2009 6:50PM
Well worth waiting for Keith. Nice capture.
Super shot.
21 Jun 2009 6:57PM
Excellent shot! Well done.
cassiecat Plus
8 39 46 England
21 Jun 2009 6:59PM
you must be chuffed. congrats on the user award.lesley
MalcolmS Plus
11 1.2k 13 England
21 Jun 2009 7:03PM
Cracking shot Keith, bring them on

harrattp Plus
10 11 4 England
21 Jun 2009 7:13PM
With quality this good you can upload as many as you wish, this is fantastic. 5 years wait but what a result.

21 Jun 2009 7:15PM
I'm still trying to find one let alone photograph one!
This is great...can't wait to see the rest!
21 Jun 2009 7:17PM
Smashing shot.You must have been over the moon to have got it.
bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
21 Jun 2009 7:28PM
Well done Keith - I am pleased for you. Super image - look forward to more .
How's the macro going !!!!!
KBan Plus
11 495 4 England
21 Jun 2009 7:31PM
not had time yet Bri.

DerekL Plus
11 172 24 England
21 Jun 2009 7:32PM
Superb image.
To get one of these is difficult enough, but one with a fish is a bonus.
Still to get one myself, so very envious.
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2009 7:37PM
if this is your first KF well done to get the fish as well - you must be chuffed to bits, not many about at the moment but I did manage a couple of shots myself a couple of days ago to the envy of all my friends on EPZ
ColouredImages 12 47 35 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2009 7:45PM
SO pleased for you Keith I know you've mentioned it when we've met up previously. I look forward to the others. Quality work as always
bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
21 Jun 2009 7:47PM

Quote:Not had time yet Bri.


Plenty of summer time left Keith - I expect you will get the chance.Smile
Buffalo_Tom Plus
10 2.3k 9 Wales
21 Jun 2009 8:13PM
This is a superb image Keith.
chase Plus
11 1.1k 246 England
21 Jun 2009 8:22PM
Well done Keith,this was so worth the 5 year wait.
Superb well timed capture. Beautiful pin sharp detail and lovely colours. Great pose.
ringyneck Plus
10 315 18 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2009 8:45PM
absolutely magnlflcent............

....."Taken in that local park."...can I come and live with you...He he

Bring on the rest.

21 Jun 2009 8:59PM
magical !! the shot of my dreams
Terry L Plus
13 591 5 England
21 Jun 2009 9:10PM
Well done Keith, pleased you finally captured a few images of this lovely bird, enjoy the moment.

rowarrior Plus
9 4.4k 9 Scotland
21 Jun 2009 9:17PM
Glad you finally got to catch one, especially after getting that book!
KBan Plus
11 495 4 England
21 Jun 2009 9:20PM
think the book must have been an omen
21 Jun 2009 9:33PM
Bout flamin time an all Wink
awesome capture Keith bet your still grinning
Pegon Plus
11 78 1 England
21 Jun 2009 9:38PM
Well done Keith, you got him at last. Cracking shot. Well worth being chased by the farmer Smile
spot on
fatmod Plus
10 22 England
21 Jun 2009 9:44PM
superb capture
21 Jun 2009 10:00PM
Absolutely stunning !!! congratulations to you for catching this,a brilliant image.

Jean x
luap Plus
10 1 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2009 10:01PM
great capture
21 Jun 2009 10:05PM
All I can say is fantastic.
franfoto Plus
9 2 32 England
21 Jun 2009 10:11PM
And what a catch Brian, I am so envious.
Looking forward to seeing your others now.
Super shot, great exposure and colour and the fish just tops the lot.
User_Removed Junior Member 10 16 England
21 Jun 2009 10:18PM
Beautiful clarity and definition Keith. Wonderful shot
21 Jun 2009 10:27PM
Excellent shot.
21 Jun 2009 10:37PM
Fabulous shot,
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
21 Jun 2009 11:36PM


Gezina Plus
10 3 6 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2009 11:52PM
If they're all of this super quality -bring it on - very envious of this capture - magnificent shot with wonderful colour and detail and a fish - what more can one ask for! - Ina
22 Jun 2009 12:15AM
Super capture Keith.
TyChee Plus
12 275 1 United States
22 Jun 2009 1:36AM
Wonderful detail
22 Jun 2009 5:45AM
Nice shot
goso Plus
10 2 1 Australia
22 Jun 2009 8:41AM
Great detail Keith.......Bill
helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2009 9:56AM
Stunning shot!!!
22 Jun 2009 11:50AM
well keith you have done it again what cracking shot i'll have to take some lesson's off you thank's again for showing such brill pic's
22 Jun 2009 2:46PM
Beautiful, I have been trying for about twenty years and never suceeded, can I come to your park ??

Nicky Smile
tomcat Plus
11 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2009 3:08PM
everything comes to those who wait!
In this instance it came with wonderful colour and detail

excellent capture,is that a bully head fish,love this shot
22 Jun 2009 4:40PM
Brilliant!! Well deserved all the awards
22 Jun 2009 5:33PM
Well done Keith, well worth the wait, congrats on the so well deserved awards,
GillyB Plus
11 317 8 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2009 6:12PM
I told you so Smile
pamelajean Plus
10 971 1862 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2009 9:44PM
More please !
Fantastic shot Kieth, whats all this about a farmer ?
22 Jun 2009 11:10PM
amazing capture, brilliant timing
Brilane Plus
10 5 12 Wales
23 Jun 2009 3:00AM
Remarkable picture.
Stunning image.
JudeC Plus
9 6 3 England
23 Jun 2009 7:04PM
WOW - super shot - Jude.
Rock Plus
14 10 2 England
23 Jun 2009 8:29PM
Top standard !

paulb20 Plus
10 12 United Kingdom
24 Jun 2009 7:10AM
Absolutely superb Keith.
24 Jun 2009 10:59AM
The bird of the year 2009 in Germany and the bird of the year on epz! What a terrific image - well worth the six awards and even more!
26 Jun 2009 4:13PM
Incredible capture.
EAS Plus
7 1 13 Scotland
28 Jun 2009 9:03AM
Wow! Beautiful ... and an awfully long way down to the end of the voter's list to click on this!!! Congratulations, on hanging on for 5 years and it certainly proves it was well worth waiting for.

Glostopcat Plus
10 255 2 England
28 Jun 2009 6:10PM
A wonderful wildlife image Keith, this one fully deserves all the accolades it has received, congratulations, Ed
moocow Plus
8 12 1 United Kingdom
28 Jun 2009 9:40PM
Wow, love it, well worth the wait, stunning detail and colours Smile
ChazB Plus
11 64 3 United Kingdom
1 Jul 2009 12:12AM
Beautiful colours and light.
1 Jul 2009 7:18PM
I've been trying to capture one of these for ages. Super image. Well done.

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