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By Steve_S  
Kingfisher with his catch!
Many thanks for all the C&Cs on the orange tip, much appreciated.

Tags: Kingfisher Fish Wildlife and nature

Voters: tonyng, Pricegrah, mikejmb and 198 more

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tonyng Plus
7 10 2 United Kingdom
31 May 2013 7:05PM
Good stuff eh

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ColouredImages 13 47 35 United Kingdom
31 May 2013 7:09PM
Perfect timing Steve
Mike
johnlw Plus
11 1 10 United Kingdom
31 May 2013 7:11PM
Great capture.
Steve_S Plus
12 180 3 United Kingdom
31 May 2013 7:12PM
Thanks all and thank you Mike for your User Award, much appreciated Smile
Quality all the way Steve!
31 May 2013 7:28PM
One of the best I have seen,first class.
Dennis
richmowil Plus
9 334 2 England
31 May 2013 7:49PM
This is a quality Image!! Excellent!!
SlowSong Plus
9 7.2k 30 England
31 May 2013 8:09PM
I think this is the best kingfisher image I've seen on here, and there have been quite a few. Top notch.
The plain background is exceptionally good and I love the water droplets. Superb movement at the optimum time.
x
31 May 2013 8:14PM
Outstanding image Smile super sharp Smile
Richard
franken Plus
15 4.5k 4 United Kingdom
31 May 2013 8:19PM
Truly outstanding!!

Ken
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
31 May 2013 8:22PM
a capture we all dream off!
31 May 2013 8:23PM
Timing is everything! Superb image - John Smile
Steve_S Plus
12 180 3 United Kingdom
31 May 2013 8:27PM
Thanks everyone and big thanks to SlowSong, franken, annettep38 and JohnoP for your User Awards. All very much appreciated Grin
31 May 2013 8:50PM
Superb quality shot
Dave
31 May 2013 8:54PM
FABULOUS!!!!

Jenny Smile
mossy Plus
5 46 1 England
31 May 2013 9:05PM
just perfect.
Perfect. Just perfect. Outstanding shot Grin
31 May 2013 9:45PM
Congratulations on an exceptional capture, superb camera and field skills.
David
senn Plus
6 5 1 Belgium
31 May 2013 10:07PM
that's a prowess ! ..
31 May 2013 10:26PM
Brilliant
Steve_S Plus
12 180 3 United Kingdom
31 May 2013 10:28PM
Thanks everyone for your comments and votes and thank you Stace, chalkhillblue and Jenny-D for your User Awards. As always, I really appreciate them all.
31 May 2013 10:41PM
What a cracking action shot, I'd love to get a single shot of a kingfisher, let alone one of this standard. A UA well deserved GrinGrin

Jules
rontear Plus
14 8 8 England
31 May 2013 10:48PM
Amazing !!!!!!!!Steve, worthy of all the awards !!!!!!!
Ron.
1 Jun 2013 8:30AM
Amazing shot
johnke Plus
5 223 15
1 Jun 2013 8:30AM
Fantastic..John
1 Jun 2013 8:39AM
Just wonderful, great action photo Steve
Regards Brian
ColleenA Plus
5 350 5 Australia
1 Jun 2013 9:44AM
Wow!!!!!! Spectacular capture
1 Jun 2013 10:53AM
Brilliant!!!!!
Buffalo_Tom Plus
11 2.3k 9 Wales
1 Jun 2013 11:01AM
Stunner Steve.
Tom.
Steve_S Plus
12 180 3 United Kingdom
1 Jun 2013 11:16AM
Thanks everyone and big thanks to Pete for the EC and also to odiefoxydog, Terry L and John_Wannop for your User Awards. All very much appreciated.
teocali Plus
9 441 18 England
1 Jun 2013 12:21PM
Sensational photography, Steve - deserving of the many accolades Smile
Sylvia
Tish1 Plus
5 16 4 United Kingdom
1 Jun 2013 1:54PM
What a catch, what a capture, absolutely fantastic!!!!!

Tish
1 Jun 2013 3:38PM
Awesome is an over used word these days....but in this case, it is without doubt awesome Grin
1 Jun 2013 3:40PM
This is the photo I have been trying (and failing) to get for years Steve, amazing work this must have taken so long to set up and get right, have another UA

David
BIGRY1 Plus
6 3 8 United Kingdom
1 Jun 2013 3:52PM
You never fail to deliver! You must be getting fed up with all these awards!TongueWinkGrin
Ryan
tripodted Plus
12 32 1 Northern Ireland
1 Jun 2013 4:32PM
Stunning image.
Did I spot this image in the Saturday edition of the Guardian.....Wink
Ted
Niknut Plus
7 1.7k 76 United Kingdom
1 Jun 2013 5:46PM
Superb shot !!!!!!!!!!!!!
Steve_S Plus
12 180 3 United Kingdom
1 Jun 2013 6:12PM
Thanks all and thank you johnjo58 for your User Award, much appreciated Smile
tomcat Plus
12 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
1 Jun 2013 6:18PM
Probably the best of this kind I have ever seen

Top drawer indeed

Adrian
AnnChown Plus
8 203 1 United Kingdom
1 Jun 2013 7:40PM
I've never seen such a fine kingfisher shot. Many congrats - it's wonderful!
Ann
AnnJ Plus
6 5 Scotland
1 Jun 2013 7:44PM
This has got to be the very BEST ever! Well done, but how do you do it?! Ann.
fazzer Plus
8 54 7 United Kingdom
1 Jun 2013 9:22PM
Amazing,congratulations
boov Plus
5 2 United Kingdom
2 Jun 2013 3:04PM
amazing indeed..
Steve_S Plus
12 180 3 United Kingdom
2 Jun 2013 4:59PM
Thanks again everyone and thank you tomcat and AnnJ for your User Awards. Very much appreciated.
Glostopcat Plus
11 255 2 England
2 Jun 2013 6:47PM
What an incredible inflight image Steve, this one fully deserves all the accolades it has received
Coleslaw Plus
12 13.4k 28 Wales
3 Jun 2013 9:19AM
no surprise there.
well done on POTW.
stevie Plus
14 1.2k 2 United Kingdom
3 Jun 2013 9:50AM
Incredible photograph, perfecly nailed
jasonrwl Plus
7 1.1k 10 United Kingdom
3 Jun 2013 10:42AM
Congratulations on the POTW - I missed this when posted - what an absolute stunne.
Jason
Steve_S Plus
12 180 3 United Kingdom
3 Jun 2013 10:59AM
Thanks Pete for POTW Grin Very much appreciated. Really chuffed and thanks everyone for your great comments.
3 Jun 2013 12:21PM
Brilliant work, congratulations Steve Smile
3 Jun 2013 12:56PM
Congrats m8Smile
An amazing image. Congratulations
mikehit Plus
8 8.0k 13 United Kingdom
3 Jun 2013 3:14PM
What a fantastic shot!

So jealous! I am trying to get the same with our local kingfishers and I am understanding how damned difficult it is!
philhomer Plus
7 77 32 England
3 Jun 2013 4:27PM
sometimes i have to wonder how images get POTW.... here perhaps contender for POT Decade would be more appropriate
Steve_S Plus
12 180 3 United Kingdom
3 Jun 2013 4:44PM
Thanks again everyone and thank you Mike for you User Award. All much appreciated.
justin c Plus
14 4.9k 36 England
3 Jun 2013 5:26PM
Great shot Steve.

Justin
tripodted Plus
12 32 1 Northern Ireland
3 Jun 2013 5:27PM
Well done on getting POW.
Ted
Superb Steve.

Ray
3 Jun 2013 6:47PM
brilliant shot
Superb
Steve_S Plus
12 180 3 United Kingdom
3 Jun 2013 8:32PM
Thanks again everyone and thank you kingfisherblue for your User Award. Much appreciated Smile
3 Jun 2013 9:46PM
Well done mate Smile top stuff.
Lee
ianrobinson Plus
8 1.2k 8 United Kingdom
3 Jun 2013 10:03PM
Brilliant, have another award, you deserve every one and more, a superb capture.

Ian
3 Jun 2013 10:08PM
Wow ! don't you just wish you could take a picture like this brilliant
Steve_S Plus
12 180 3 United Kingdom
3 Jun 2013 10:49PM
Thanks all and thank you Ian for your User Award, again very much appreciated.
t0m Plus
7 1 Slovakia
4 Jun 2013 5:27AM
Fantastic
what can I say ? you have done It again mate,beautiful Image,hope your doing well Steve.
HowieR Plus
6 20 3 United Kingdom
4 Jun 2013 8:59AM
Amazing capture
Howie
wey hey well worth the money !! cogratulations mate
Steve_S Plus
12 180 3 United Kingdom
4 Jun 2013 11:50AM
Thanks all and thanks turniptowers and rajkiranswain for your User Awards. All much appreciated. Grin
4 Jun 2013 12:28PM
Wow wow wow wow, what a catch!!!

Simon
lawbert Plus
11 1.8k 15 England
4 Jun 2013 5:34PM
Not that it needs another thumbs up butTongue
Thumbs Up!!Wink
Incredible capture and the low pov is what makes it...and with a 200m...seriously good field craftWink
Steve_S Plus
12 180 3 United Kingdom
4 Jun 2013 10:49PM
Thanks martinjp for the User Award and for the additional C&Cs Smile
collywobles Plus
13 4.0k 10 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2013 8:15AM
Cracking shot and beautifully captured.
5 Jun 2013 11:21AM
Great shot, well done
Fantastic shot great timing just perfect
I hope this will be framed and placed in the house
Great work
Brian brittany france
Fantastic shot.

keith.
Stunning capture, great timming super colours. Very well done. Jeff
dmhuynh72 Plus
10 44 3 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2013 5:51PM
That is one impressive capture Steve, and I've never seen a kingfisher image this good, deserved all the awards.
regards
Yung
Steve_S Plus
12 180 3 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2013 6:34PM
I'm blown away with the response to this. Thanks again everyone and thanks to termite53 and JenniAlexander for your User Awards. Very much appreciated.
Steve_S Plus
12 180 3 United Kingdom
6 Jun 2013 9:11PM
Thanks ringyneck for your User Award, much appreciated Smile
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
7 Jun 2013 9:47AM
Wow! What a superb capture and so worthy of all these accolades, Steve.
Ronnie.
Fantastic, great colors, perfect timing SmileSmile
Regards,
LuDa
Steve_S Plus
12 180 3 United Kingdom
10 Jun 2013 9:03PM
Thanks to Suehh and seanslevin for your User Awards, very much appreciated Smile
Great capture !! brill!!
11 Jun 2013 6:57PM
Well done mate Wink
20 Jun 2013 10:53AM
Great shot which must have took lots of patience. Love the water droplets, cracking capture. Well deserved awards James Wink
26 Jun 2013 10:06PM
brill photo i wish i could capture one they are my fave bird
pink Plus
14 5.0k 7 United Kingdom
15 Jul 2013 3:21PM
Amazing image Steve, It doesn't get any better than this
Ian Pinn
perfect capture Steve
27 Feb 2017 8:01PM
Excellent !!!!!

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