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Oh No! Not Another One

By Joeblowfromoz
So excited to be able to show you this today, as I have been after one of these for so long, and everytime I see a shot of one of these in the gallery, I get more and more jealous, but today I have this to show you.

We went to the Armadale Reptile Park, where they take in injured wildlife, and this little fellow came to them as a baby and hasn't been able to be returned to the wild.

This is pretty much as shot, but just did a bit of work on the background.

Hope you enjoy and thanks again for all your support. Hope you are all having a great weekend..



Tags: General Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature

Voters: annettep38, mikbee, goso and 45 more

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mikbee 12 3 8 Scotland
23 Oct 2011 12:55AM
I always reckon you can sometimes get what you wish for Jo.
A good wish come true here !!

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annettep38 Plus
8 219 42 Costa Rica
23 Oct 2011 12:57AM
oh yes I'm green with envy..

no seriously, this is absolutely superb!! great pose colours, fantstic
goso 13 2 1 Australia
23 Oct 2011 1:01AM
You lucky bugger Jo - great shot - now I'm jealous, as I can't find them around here ...Bill
NobbytheNobster 10 33 5 England
23 Oct 2011 1:04AM
Superb indeed!
Great capture
morpheus1955 12 3 2 United Kingdom
23 Oct 2011 2:01AM
Superb shot, excellent detail and colours.

Daisymaye 11 23 16 Canada
23 Oct 2011 3:15AM
Its beautiful. A super image...............Sandy
RonnieAG Plus
9 154 118 Scotland
23 Oct 2011 4:43AM
Your caption on the image says it all......."Superb Kingfisher'.
CarolG 12 199 20 Greece
23 Oct 2011 5:49AM
A beautiful image, Jo, one to be very proud of. Carol
pdcche 9 4 United Kingdom
23 Oct 2011 8:00AM
Lovely image Jo, lovely colours and detail.. Peter
Mike_Young Plus
13 21 9 United Kingdom
23 Oct 2011 8:01AM
The title says it all, SUPERB The BG works a treat too, well captured Jo
marktc Plus
9 101 15 United Kingdom
23 Oct 2011 8:03AM
Hi Jo, "superb" indeed, great detail and colour, and to put the icing on the cake, great catch light! well done Jo nice one!
CaroleS Plus
9 440 3 United Kingdom
23 Oct 2011 10:19AM
You did do well Jo - a lovely kingfisher. Carole
hasslebladuk 10 1 6 United Kingdom
23 Oct 2011 10:24AM
Excellent shot
lonely_oryx 12 61 55 England
23 Oct 2011 11:11AM
Never got close to one.
Jasper87 Plus
9 2.3k 157 England
23 Oct 2011 11:13AM
Never even seen one yet.... nice one.

Anna62 8 1 Australia
23 Oct 2011 11:18AM have photographed this Kingfisher beautifully..such gorgeous colours and detail Smile
AnnChown Plus
9 207 1 United Kingdom
23 Oct 2011 11:20AM
Well done! I'm envious. They are so elusive so to capture one is brilliant! Great colour and detail Jo!
Ayoob 8 Australia
23 Oct 2011 11:29AM
Great shot Jo ,lovely bird ,excellent presentation...........Grin
23 Oct 2011 1:59PM
Superb capture - well done !

Maiwand 12 3 73 England
23 Oct 2011 3:24PM
Seems that Kingfishers are about the same the world over Jo. Superb plumage colours.
pluckyfilly 13 351 33 United Kingdom
23 Oct 2011 4:23PM
green with envy not seen one around here in ages, cant deny its a great shot Jo
Brian65 10 2 United Kingdom
23 Oct 2011 5:42PM
WOW! Jo, well worth the effort, great image.
janty66 12 3 England
23 Oct 2011 8:04PM
Brilliant shot..
LexEquine 13 1 19 United States
23 Oct 2011 8:38PM
'Superb, wonderful, & lovely Kingfisher Image rendering,' Jo.

"I'm jealous" LOL~ SadGrinWink

~ Peter
Lillian Plus
10 23 17 United Kingdom
23 Oct 2011 8:49PM
Well captured and bet you are still dancing with excitement at getting him..I would be
xwang 10 56 8
23 Oct 2011 10:12PM
Yes, excellentlly taken! Superb Kingfisher.
Peagreen 9 1 1 England
23 Oct 2011 11:47PM
Superb Kingfisher, superb shot, superb colour. Jo, Superb capture. Simply 'Superb'Smile
Take care, hope you enjoyed your weekend, Pauline
PaulLiley 10 2 13 United Kingdom
24 Oct 2011 8:59AM
and a superb image too. Congrats. never got one anywhere near as good as this. Congrats. paul
Shellio 8 2 United Kingdom
24 Oct 2011 7:49PM
A lovely image, would make a super greeting card, Jo.
Delbon 11 4 England
25 Oct 2011 10:36AM
Every reason to be proud of this shot Jo - excellent


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