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KINGFISHER

Postby Placido » Tue Jan 16, 2018 7:21 pm

On the Scottish Wildlife website is a new pic of a (presumably) commercial photographer's shot of a kingfisher in action. For some reason it won't let me put it on here :shrug: but it's very good.

I saw a kingie once upon a time for quite a long period. It was down at Castle Combe one summer evening; a tiny river-type flows through the village and a kingie was fishing from the bank.
Lots of folk were watching it and it took no notice.
Brilliant !! You don't forget things like that.
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Re: KINGFISHER

Postby Jacksparrow » Tue Jan 16, 2018 8:46 pm

When I saw the topic title I thought we were going to have a first sighting in a members garden :) Very photogenic are Kingfishers and will supply many opportunities to the patient and the skilled :photo:
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Re: KINGFISHER

Postby Kev » Tue Jan 16, 2018 9:39 pm

One of these?
https://scottishwildlifetrust.org.uk/search/kingfisher/

I want to cross off the kingfisher on my photo bucketlist this year if I can. I know a spot in N Wales that I'm planning a trip to on a reserve that is known for them. Fingers crossed!

I went to the Slimbridge reserve a couple of years ago hoping to spot them but blanked.
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Re: KINGFISHER

Postby Placido » Wed Jan 17, 2018 11:58 am

Good try, Kev, but naaaahh :clap:.
But any pic of a kingie is a good pic. Good luck in N. Wales !! :photo: :yes:
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Re: KINGFISHER

Postby Placido » Wed Jan 17, 2018 12:11 pm

I'm trying again to show the kingie pic .....

https://www.facebook.com.scottishwildli ... =3&theater

Won't work for me. However, if you google 'Shane Hardy Photography', on his Facebook site there are a sequence of the kingfisher pix which are causing me so much trouble !! :rolleyes: :shrug:
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Re: KINGFISHER

Postby nuthatch » Wed Jan 17, 2018 4:17 pm

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Re: KINGFISHER

Postby Placido » Wed Jan 17, 2018 7:35 pm

Another nice try !!! :shake:
(I knew Nuthatch would have a crack at it :laugh:.)
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Re: KINGFISHER

Postby nuthatch » Thu Jan 18, 2018 9:45 pm

:) .. but it is a kingfisher photo by Shane Hardy!
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Re: KINGFISHER

Postby Placido » Fri Jan 19, 2018 11:12 am

Well yes, you're quite right, Nuthatch.
Thing is, this chappie seems to like kingies a lot and has many pix.
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Re: KINGFISHER

Postby nuthatch » Fri Jan 19, 2018 6:05 pm

https://m.facebook.com/shardyphotograph ... n__=%2As-R

Scroll down for kingfishers, could be the ones :shrug: :laugh:
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