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Kingfisher

By skewey  
Todays capture is from a early start down at the nest site.As yesterday my worst fears were unfounded.Yesterday morning a female Sparrowhawk was present up and down and even perched close to the nest hole.This forced both parents to move away from the area,and this caused extra trouble as another male moved onto the brook. So when I got there today both parents were very vocal and back and forth with larger fish first thing.Then the male began new nest building before the second male again arrived to be chased away by both parents.Hope you like this one again of the male as he likes to have his good side on view.The female perchs out of site and then goes straight in and out.

Tags: General Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature

Voters: stuart1963, allanC, canonfan and 31 more

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Comments


canonfan 6 7 United Kingdom
29 May 2012 4:46PM
Well composed and captured. Great colours
Jim

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MossyOak 4 22 15 England
29 May 2012 5:15PM
Cracking capture and narrative
Richard
29 May 2012 5:39PM
Terrific capture, glad to hear it all ended well.

Len
marktc Plus
6 86 14 United Kingdom
29 May 2012 5:52PM
Top shot!
Houndog18 9 50 1 United Kingdom
29 May 2012 6:31PM
Qualit shot.
Alfie
great captur Grin
Chinga Plus
6 3 1 United Kingdom
29 May 2012 7:45PM
Excellent capture! Good work. IB
29 May 2012 10:13PM
Just stunning Paul, well done.
bunbeam 11 2 United Kingdom
29 May 2012 10:17PM
stunning
bunSmile
29 May 2012 10:54PM
Happy to be number 30.
Cracking capture.

Dave
Glyn1 7 4 1 England
29 May 2012 11:26PM
Cracking capture Paul, like your narrative Wink

Glyn

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