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By the kite man
Well, that’s what I was hoping to take a picture of when this chap/chapess came along and landed on the perch instead. I have never seen a Jay ‘up close’ generally a flash as they fly by, they are a pretty bird, although I thought there would have been more ’blue’ on them. I have only seen the male Kingfisher once since the floods in April/May, I have not seen the female at all, I think they lost their nest under 6ft of water and I fear the female did not survive, how very sad.

Tags: Kingfisher Jay Bird Wildlife and nature

Voters: christinecilia, senn, JenniCh and 24 more

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yes they are great looking birds great captur Grin

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JenniCh 14 32 2 England
20 Jun 2012 6:43PM
What a fantastic shot of this normally very shy bird, the lighting is ideal and the composition is greally great, love the way he/she's just turned his/her head ............ I have 3 coming to my feeders in the garden at the moment but trying to get a shot of them is very difficult, so I just watch and admire.

20 Jun 2012 6:58PM
Lovely shot of a Jay Dave. Great detail Smile

moiral 9 12 Scotland
20 Jun 2012 7:51PM
Lucky you getting a shot, I have only ever seen them flash by Sad. Super capture too. Moira
Snapitt 11
20 Jun 2012 8:01PM
A lovely well detailed shot of this pretty Jay.

Brian65 10 2 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2012 9:35PM
Great KFJ i would love one like it.
22 Jun 2012 2:39PM
Super image of a bird I only catch fleeting glimpses of. Very detailed image, nice shot.
26 Jun 2012 5:04AM
WELL TAKEN SIR....realy nice imageSmile
Soom 14 1 England
30 Sep 2012 9:34AM
Lovely image of this imposter! Great pose too!
Soom x
Growmore 11 4 3 England
2 Oct 2012 10:00AM
That's one fantastic shot of this KINGFISHERGrinGrinGrinGrin

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