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By Steve_S  
Kingfisher with his catch!
Many thanks for all the C&Cs on the orange tip, much appreciated.

Tags: Kingfisher Fish Wildlife and nature

Voters: tonyng, Pricegrah, mikejmb and 196 more

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tonyng Plus
6 8 2 United Kingdom
31 May 2013 7:05PM
Good stuff eh

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31 May 2013 7:09PM
Perfect timing Steve
Mike
johnlw 9 1 10 United Kingdom
31 May 2013 7:11PM
Great capture.
Steve_S Plus
10 180 3 United Kingdom
31 May 2013 7:12PM
Thanks all and thank you Mike for your User Award, much appreciated Smile
31 May 2013 7:24PM
Quality all the way Steve!
footloose 5 1 England
31 May 2013 7:28PM
One of the best I have seen,first class.
Dennis
richmowil Plus
7 310 1 England
31 May 2013 7:49PM
This is a quality Image!! Excellent!!
SlowSong Plus
7 6.0k 29 England
31 May 2013 8:09PM
I think this is the best kingfisher image I've seen on here, and there have been quite a few. Top notch.
The plain background is exceptionally good and I love the water droplets. Superb movement at the optimum time.
x
31 May 2013 8:14PM
Outstanding image Smile super sharp Smile
Richard
franken Plus
13 3.8k 4 Wales
31 May 2013 8:19PM
Truly outstanding!!

Ken
annettep38 Plus
4 217 38 Costa Rica
31 May 2013 8:22PM
a capture we all dream off!
JohnoP 10 2
31 May 2013 8:23PM
Timing is everything! Superb image - John Smile
Steve_S Plus
10 180 3 United Kingdom
31 May 2013 8:27PM
Thanks everyone and big thanks to SlowSong, franken, annettep38 and JohnoP for your User Awards. All very much appreciated Grin
dave1967 4 4 United Kingdom
31 May 2013 8:50PM
Superb quality shot
Dave
31 May 2013 8:54PM
FABULOUS!!!!

Jenny Smile
mossy 3 46 1 England
31 May 2013 9:05PM
just perfect.
31 May 2013 9:27PM
Perfect. Just perfect. Outstanding shot Grin
31 May 2013 9:45PM
Congratulations on an exceptional capture, superb camera and field skills.
David
senn Plus
4 4 1 Belgium
31 May 2013 10:07PM
that's a prowess ! ..
31 May 2013 10:26PM
Brilliant
Steve_S Plus
10 180 3 United Kingdom
31 May 2013 10:28PM
Thanks everyone for your comments and votes and thank you Stace, chalkhillblue and Jenny-D for your User Awards. As always, I really appreciate them all.
31 May 2013 10:41PM
What a cracking action shot, I'd love to get a single shot of a kingfisher, let alone one of this standard. A UA well deserved GrinGrin

Jules
rontear Plus
13 8 7 England
31 May 2013 10:48PM
Amazing !!!!!!!!Steve, worthy of all the awards !!!!!!!
Ron.
Davlaw 6 3 United Kingdom
1 Jun 2013 8:30AM
Amazing shot
johnke 3 223 15
1 Jun 2013 8:30AM
Fantastic..John
1 Jun 2013 8:39AM
Just wonderful, great action photo Steve
Regards Brian
ColleenA Plus
3 315 3 Australia
1 Jun 2013 9:44AM
Wow!!!!!! Spectacular capture
paulknight 6 2 7 New Zealand
1 Jun 2013 10:53AM
Brilliant!!!!!
Buffalo_Tom Plus
9 2.3k 9 Wales
1 Jun 2013 11:01AM
Stunner Steve.
Tom.
Steve_S Plus
10 180 3 United Kingdom
1 Jun 2013 11:16AM
Thanks everyone and big thanks to Pete for the EC and also to odiefoxydog, Terry L and John_Wannop for your User Awards. All very much appreciated.
teocali Plus
8 432 18 England
1 Jun 2013 12:21PM
Sensational photography, Steve - deserving of the many accolades Smile
Sylvia
Tish1 Plus
3 16 1 United Kingdom
1 Jun 2013 1:54PM
What a catch, what a capture, absolutely fantastic!!!!!

Tish
ElTel63 2 3 United Kingdom
1 Jun 2013 3:38PM
Awesome is an over used word these days....but in this case, it is without doubt awesome Grin
johnjo58 5 2 5 United Kingdom
1 Jun 2013 3:40PM
This is the photo I have been trying (and failing) to get for years Steve, amazing work this must have taken so long to set up and get right, have another UA

David
BIGRY1 Plus
4 3 7 United Kingdom
1 Jun 2013 3:52PM
You never fail to deliver! You must be getting fed up with all these awards!TongueWinkGrin
Ryan
tripodted 10 31 1 Northern Ireland
1 Jun 2013 4:32PM
Stunning image.
Did I spot this image in the Saturday edition of the Guardian.....Wink
Ted
Niknut Plus
6 1.2k 68 United Kingdom
1 Jun 2013 5:46PM
Superb shot !!!!!!!!!!!!!
Steve_S Plus
10 180 3 United Kingdom
1 Jun 2013 6:12PM
Thanks all and thank you johnjo58 for your User Award, much appreciated Smile
tomcat Plus
10 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
1 Jun 2013 6:18PM
Probably the best of this kind I have ever seen

Top drawer indeed

Adrian
AnnChown Plus
6 198 1 United Kingdom
1 Jun 2013 7:40PM
I've never seen such a fine kingfisher shot. Many congrats - it's wonderful!
Ann
AnnJ Plus
4 5 Scotland
1 Jun 2013 7:44PM
This has got to be the very BEST ever! Well done, but how do you do it?! Ann.
fazzer Plus
6 51 7 United Kingdom
1 Jun 2013 9:22PM
Amazing,congratulations
boov Plus
3 2 United Kingdom
2 Jun 2013 3:04PM
amazing indeed..
Steve_S Plus
10 180 3 United Kingdom
2 Jun 2013 4:59PM
Thanks again everyone and thank you tomcat and AnnJ for your User Awards. Very much appreciated.
Glostopcat Plus
10 255 2 England
2 Jun 2013 6:47PM
What an incredible inflight image Steve, this one fully deserves all the accolades it has received
Coleslaw 10 13.4k 28 Wales
3 Jun 2013 9:19AM
no surprise there.
well done on POTW.
stevie Plus
12 1.2k 2 United Kingdom
3 Jun 2013 9:50AM
Incredible photograph, perfecly nailed
jasonrwl Plus
6 1.1k 10 United Kingdom
3 Jun 2013 10:42AM
Congratulations on the POTW - I missed this when posted - what an absolute stunne.
Jason
Steve_S Plus
10 180 3 United Kingdom
3 Jun 2013 10:59AM
Thanks Pete for POTW Grin Very much appreciated. Really chuffed and thanks everyone for your great comments.
3 Jun 2013 12:21PM
Brilliant work, congratulations Steve Smile
3 Jun 2013 12:56PM
Congrats m8Smile
An amazing image. Congratulations
mikehit 6 8.0k 13 United Kingdom
3 Jun 2013 3:14PM
What a fantastic shot!

So jealous! I am trying to get the same with our local kingfishers and I am understanding how damned difficult it is!
philhomer 6 63 32 England
3 Jun 2013 4:27PM
sometimes i have to wonder how images get POTW.... here perhaps contender for POT Decade would be more appropriate
Steve_S Plus
10 180 3 United Kingdom
3 Jun 2013 4:44PM
Thanks again everyone and thank you Mike for you User Award. All much appreciated.
justin c 12 4.7k 36 England
3 Jun 2013 5:26PM
Great shot Steve.

Justin
tripodted 10 31 1 Northern Ireland
3 Jun 2013 5:27PM
Well done on getting POW.
Ted
Superb Steve.

Ray
shaver 8 8 England
3 Jun 2013 6:47PM
brilliant shot
Superb
Steve_S Plus
10 180 3 United Kingdom
3 Jun 2013 8:32PM
Thanks again everyone and thank you kingfisherblue for your User Award. Much appreciated Smile
3 Jun 2013 9:46PM
Well done mate Smile top stuff.
Lee
ianrobinson Plus
6 1.2k 8 United Kingdom
3 Jun 2013 10:03PM
Brilliant, have another award, you deserve every one and more, a superb capture.

Ian
nickim 9
3 Jun 2013 10:08PM
Wow ! don't you just wish you could take a picture like this brilliant
Steve_S Plus
10 180 3 United Kingdom
3 Jun 2013 10:49PM
Thanks all and thank you Ian for your User Award, again very much appreciated.
t0m 5 1 Slovakia
4 Jun 2013 5:27AM
Fantastic
4 Jun 2013 5:36AM
what can I say ? you have done It again mate,beautiful Image,hope your doing well Steve.
HowieR 5 20 3 United Kingdom
4 Jun 2013 8:59AM
Amazing capture
Howie
wey hey well worth the money !! cogratulations mate
Steve_S Plus
10 180 3 United Kingdom
4 Jun 2013 11:50AM
Thanks all and thanks turniptowers and rajkiranswain for your User Awards. All much appreciated. Grin
siduck68 4 6 United Kingdom
4 Jun 2013 12:28PM
Wow wow wow wow, what a catch!!!

Simon
lawbert 9 1.8k 15 England
4 Jun 2013 5:34PM
Not that it needs another thumbs up butTongue
Thumbs Up!!Wink
Incredible capture and the low pov is what makes it...and with a 200m...seriously good field craftWink
Steve_S Plus
10 180 3 United Kingdom
4 Jun 2013 10:49PM
Thanks martinjp for the User Award and for the additional C&Cs Smile
collywobles 12 3.8k 10 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2013 8:15AM
Cracking shot and beautifully captured.
Canon4me 3 4 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2013 11:21AM
Great shot, well done
5 Jun 2013 2:11PM
Fantastic shot great timing just perfect
I hope this will be framed and placed in the house
Great work
Brian brittany france
Fantastic shot.

keith.
5 Jun 2013 5:33PM
Stunning capture, great timming super colours. Very well done. Jeff
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2013 5:51PM
That is one impressive capture Steve, and I've never seen a kingfisher image this good, deserved all the awards.
regards
Yung
Steve_S Plus
10 180 3 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2013 6:34PM
I'm blown away with the response to this. Thanks again everyone and thanks to termite53 and JenniAlexander for your User Awards. Very much appreciated.
Steve_S Plus
10 180 3 United Kingdom
6 Jun 2013 9:11PM
Thanks ringyneck for your User Award, much appreciated Smile
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
7 Jun 2013 9:47AM
Wow! What a superb capture and so worthy of all these accolades, Steve.
Ronnie.
Fantastic, great colors, perfect timing SmileSmile
Regards,
LuDa
Steve_S Plus
10 180 3 United Kingdom
10 Jun 2013 9:03PM
Thanks to Suehh and seanslevin for your User Awards, very much appreciated Smile
11 Jun 2013 1:26PM
Great capture !! brill!!
11 Jun 2013 6:57PM
Well done mate Wink
silverfoxey 7 9 1 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2013 10:53AM
Great shot which must have took lots of patience. Love the water droplets, cracking capture. Well deserved awards James Wink
poirot 3 United Kingdom
26 Jun 2013 10:06PM
brill photo i wish i could capture one they are my fave bird
pink 12 3.2k 6 United Kingdom
15 Jul 2013 3:21PM
Amazing image Steve, It doesn't get any better than this
Ian Pinn
30 Jul 2013 5:55PM
perfect capture Steve

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