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Kingfisher

By skewey  
Spent another day down with the Kingfishers on the local brook.I have strong concerns for the male as the only parent I have seen is the female.She was back and forth feeding the brood with larger fish.Some of these fish have been upto six inches.I know the male can go off to build a second nest site but this as been excavated about three foot from the original.The female looks a little bit jaded at times because the brood is very vocal and appear to be demanding more.They are now twenty four days old and should fledge any day.I hope the male as not succumbed to the fate of the Sparrowhawk.

Tags: General Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature

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Comments


KBan Plus
10 486 4 England
18 Jun 2012 7:50PM
Lovely capture Paul
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Great shot again Paul. Fantastic detail Smile

Mark
18 Jun 2012 8:11PM
Lovely capture of this beautiful bird,
saeid
marktc Plus
5 85 14 United Kingdom
18 Jun 2012 8:30PM
brilliant.
EMJAYCEE Plus
6 9 10 England
18 Jun 2012 8:33PM
Keep our fingers crossed for him, but it doesn't look good.Sad Meanwhile this is a beautiful capture.
Joan.
Good image Paul, fine detail. Steve. Wink
Glyn1 Plus
6 4 1 England
18 Jun 2012 8:43PM
Another beauty Paul?

Glyn
18 Jun 2012 8:44PM
Brilliant capture Paul, keep us updated if possible......fingers crossed,

Len
TerryMcK Plus
7 71 2 United Kingdom
18 Jun 2012 9:19PM
A fine shot, Paul. An interesting narrative, too.
Terry
18 Jun 2012 9:32PM
beautiful colourful detailed capture. Love it....Lil
19 Jun 2012 8:38AM
NIce one!
Lillian Plus
6 21 16 United Kingdom
19 Jun 2012 12:26PM
Paul I do hope that the male returns soon, but she is looking in good condition
although a busy Mum.
you have captured her beautifully
Lillian
19 Jun 2012 10:03PM
Another cracker Paul.
Brian
User_Removed 6 48 1 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2012 10:13AM
A superb image, love the colour's.
Alf.

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