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Kingfisher with Crab

By Mike_Young
Good evening all,
I'm very chuffed that my Marsh tit was so well received, thanks to you all for the Votes comments and awards, and last but not least the GEA.

Today a male Kingfisher taken at Titchfield haven nature reserve just before Christmas in very dark conditions. So much so, that I did not realise he had caught a tiny crab until I reviewed the pictures on the back of my camera. I though that he was struggling to swallow his catch because he spent quite some time juggling with it. The reason became apparent when I saw the image.
Hope you enjoy the photo thanks for looking.

Tags: Kingfisher Male Bird Crab Wildlife and nature

Voters: KarenFB, Badgerfred, woodini254 and 46 more

Comments


14 Jan 2020 7:41PM
Superb Mike,
Fred.

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14 Jan 2020 7:50PM
Superb as always Mike, not surprised it struggled with that!
Thank you for identifying my Greenshank image!
Geoff
14 Jan 2020 8:25PM
An amazing photograph. Such great focus and color
14 Jan 2020 8:33PM
A stunning shot Mike with presentation at it's best and detail to match David 😎
JuBarney Plus
8 33 4 United Kingdom
14 Jan 2020 8:54PM
A smashing capture
Ju
14 Jan 2020 9:07PM
Lovely shot Mike. Cathy
taggart Plus
15 47 14 United States
14 Jan 2020 9:15PM
Looks like he found something good to eat--- for him! A wonderful image!
Drighlynne 8 125 United Kingdom
14 Jan 2020 9:42PM
Wow great shot Mike.
Lynne
An outstanding capture Mike. So unusual to see one with a crab in its mouth well done you. A perfect capture and a joy to view. Debs
PhilT2 Plus
10 522 30 England
14 Jan 2020 10:08PM
Fabulous shot Mike
richmowil Plus
11 392 2 England
14 Jan 2020 10:51PM
This is a good capture Mike,
14 Jan 2020 10:54PM
Superb shot!
14 Jan 2020 10:59PM
Well captured.
Lillian Plus
10 23 17 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2020 8:34AM
brilliant shot..and so different to see a kingfisher with a crab
also lovely water movement
pamelajean Plus
14 1.3k 2106 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2020 8:05PM
Another delightful image, Mike, and unusual to see a kingy with a crab.
15 Jan 2020 8:12PM
Stunning detailed KF capture, Mike.
17 Jan 2020 8:48AM
An excellent KF image , Mike! SmileSmileSmile

Jukka.
19 Jan 2020 11:51AM
Well, it makes a change from fish! God shot.

John

a.d. xv kal. feb. mmxx

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