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Photo-a-Day Archive
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Photo-a-Day  (Thursday, 12th June, 2014)

Kingfisher


Kingfisher
Young Kingfisher. Aye it could be anywhere. But it WAS at Low Hall Nature Reserve, Hindley. :)

Photo: Dave (Oy)  (Nikon D800 with Nikon 300mm F/4 AF-S)
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Comment by: JP on 12th June 2014 at 00:36

One word...GEM!!

Comment by: Paul on 12th June 2014 at 06:42

Excellent, well done. Bet you had to wait a while to capture this one.

Comment by: Colin Harlow on 12th June 2014 at 07:26

Beautiful Dave, well done.

Comment by: Hornet on 12th June 2014 at 07:26

Don't care where it was taken lovely photo beautiful bird.

Comment by: Ron D on 12th June 2014 at 08:04

They are so elusive.That's a cracker.

Comment by: kath on 12th June 2014 at 08:49

beautiful. I've never seen one

Comment by: Jod on 12th June 2014 at 09:20

Great capture, Dave! Superb bokeh frames the bird really well!

Comment by: Rev David Long on 12th June 2014 at 09:28

Lovely - well taken. You put snappers like me to shame.
Is that the pond where a swan killed a dog last week?

Comment by: A.W. on 12th June 2014 at 10:09

Very nice.

Comment by: Alan on 12th June 2014 at 13:28

Rev, it's having a quality camera and the skills to snap them. Very good David, top shot as always.

Comment by: Gareth on 12th June 2014 at 13:36

Good shot . A bloke I know has some shots of a Kingfisher perched like that . The thing is that he ha the patience to wait ages where I have not !

Comment by: Dave (Oy) on 12th June 2014 at 17:29

Thanks folks :)

Comment by: John Morris on 12th June 2014 at 22:46

A cracking shot Dave.

Comment by: Andrew on 12th June 2014 at 23:55

Breathtaking!

Comment by: JP on 13th June 2014 at 01:51

Not so Rev. You took a lovely photo of a Pied Wagtail.

Comment by: Kenee on 13th June 2014 at 09:32

How did a swan kill a dog?
I presume it was a small dog.

Comment by: Lizziedownunder on 13th June 2014 at 11:26

Wow Dave this is a beauty ....well done...cheers!!!

Comment by: David on 13th June 2014 at 13:22

Cracking photo Dave,beautiful little bird the Kingfisher, well done.

Comment by: Dave (Oy) on 13th June 2014 at 22:28

Thanks :)

Comment by: JB on 14th June 2014 at 09:33

Superb picture of a superb bird.

Comment by: Mick on 14th June 2014 at 18:55

That could be the same one that I videoed at Birkacre Lodge.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=24sL1-sDN8M

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