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She has her breakfast!

By Lillian  
Early morning light as the sun was just arriving
this female Kingfisher arrived in front of me with her fish

This is where I went to dry off after the Water Rail soaking!

in my mind well worth it, the light was amazing, combined with the icy conditions

Have other images where she is facing me, but for me
the colours on her back are just so magical, as she spies me there as well

Take care... and stay warm
Lillian

Tags: Sunrise Kingfisher Fish Female Perch Scottish borders Wildlife and nature Bullhead Alan McFadyens hides

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Comments


Buffalo_Tom Plus
14 2.3k 16 Wales
11 Feb 2021 8:04PM
Fabulous colour, the background is perfect.
11 Feb 2021 8:28PM
Great presentation. David
johnsd Plus
14 4 2 Scotland
11 Feb 2021 8:30PM
A superb image Lillian!
DeSilver Plus
13 14 12 England
11 Feb 2021 8:34PM
What a lovely colour. Perfect all round.

David
11 Feb 2021 8:39PM
Super jealous Lillian! What a wonderful image love the colours and a fish in the mouth. Does it get any better. Debs
11 Feb 2021 8:41PM
Great composition and capture.
Colin
11 Feb 2021 8:43PM
Superb Lillian,
Fred.
11 Feb 2021 8:48PM
Fantastic shot.
Dave,
11 Feb 2021 9:02PM
Stunning image Lillian..Lin
11 Feb 2021 9:09PM
Beautiful 😎
JuBarney Plus
9 33 5 United Kingdom
11 Feb 2021 9:12PM
A smashing capture
Ju
11 Feb 2021 9:16PM
Another beautiful capture Lillian

Steve
boov Plus
8 2 United Kingdom
11 Feb 2021 10:16PM
Cracker, just superb
11 Feb 2021 10:19PM
Well captured. Beautiful.
taggart Plus
16 47 14 United States
11 Feb 2021 10:20PM
Fabulous color!
11 Feb 2021 10:24PM
Just wonderful Lillian, the iridescent turquoise of his back is awesome!

Dave 🙂
ColleenA Plus
8 481 7 Australia
11 Feb 2021 10:25PM
Stunning photo
11 Feb 2021 10:29PM
Great shot Lillian
Mike
11 Feb 2021 10:46PM
The colours on her back and the fish in her mouth. Excellent capture.
LynneJoyce Plus
12 22 101 United Kingdom
11 Feb 2021 10:47PM
Beautiful colour and feather detail.
richmowil Plus
12 446 2 England
11 Feb 2021 10:49PM
A meal in one catch Lillian. Lovely capture against that really good background! Nice work as always.
cbrundage 7 4 United States
11 Feb 2021 11:45PM
Stunning photo. Love the pose from the back.
dales Plus
5 11 Australia
11 Feb 2021 11:50PM
Superb capture Lillian , such a beautiful bird
Ian
Daisymaye Plus
12 23 19 Canada
11 Feb 2021 11:59PM
So very beautiful Lillian.
12 Feb 2021 12:03AM
Back with award, Lillian, top kingfisher here!

Dave 😻
12 Feb 2021 6:57AM
First time seeing the backside of a Blue Kingfisher Lillian ...how beautiful ,
Best regards
Walt
SUE118 Plus
12 8 1 United Kingdom
12 Feb 2021 7:13AM
Wow amazing shot. Where was this taken. I could watch these birds all day and not get bored.
12 Feb 2021 7:56AM
Fabulous image, Lillian so very well caught, both of you. Smile

JohnSmile
nobby1 Plus
16 20 United Kingdom
12 Feb 2021 8:46AM
Superb image, Lillian
KingArthur 14 8 Malta
12 Feb 2021 9:01AM
Great capture Lillian

Joe Smile
12 Feb 2021 9:11AM
A stunner Lillian.SmileSmile
12 Feb 2021 10:12AM
Excellent birding with a beautiful bokeh , Lillian SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

Jukka
TrevBatWCC Plus
12 13 19 England
12 Feb 2021 11:15AM
A beautifully detailed capture as always, Lillian, excellent quality 😃👍
Trev 😀
RonnieAG Plus
11 154 119 Scotland
12 Feb 2021 11:27AM
I think all these comments and awards say it all, Lillian.
Beautiful photography in avery respect.
R.
12 Feb 2021 2:55PM
Two gorgeous images Lillian.

Val
michaelo Plus
14 15 1 United Kingdom
12 Feb 2021 4:39PM
What a wonderful image love the colours,stunning capture!
sparrowhawk Plus
12 282 2 United Kingdom
12 Feb 2021 4:40PM
gorgeous
Fefe Plus
9 57 36 United Kingdom
12 Feb 2021 5:09PM
Fantastic!
12 Feb 2021 5:39PM
Excellent nature photography.
David
pamelajean Plus
15 1.5k 2211 United Kingdom
12 Feb 2021 7:04PM
Thanks for giving me a kingfisher fix, Lillian, just what I needed.
What I like about this is the beautiful iridescent blue and the superb composition.

C
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
12 Feb 2021 8:01PM
Congratulations on all those awards Lillian, well deserved. Great capture...
Isabel GrinGrinGrin
12 Feb 2021 8:19PM
nice image

jim
13 Feb 2021 5:46PM
Smashing image, very well captured, Lillian
Mike_Young 14 27 12 United Kingdom
14 Feb 2021 6:45PM
Terrific capture Lillian, great to see the fabulous back view
Mollycat Plus
7 21 2 United Kingdom
15 Feb 2021 11:45AM
Have another gong Lillian.
Peter GrinGrinGrin
dark_lord Plus
17 2.8k 761 England
15 Feb 2021 9:13PM
An excellent capture Lillian.
Beautiful capture I can only imagine the patience and time that went into it. Takes me to childhood around Worcestershire watching them around the streams, lakes and river Severn.

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