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Sacred Kingfisher

Sacred Kingfisher (Image ID 35290)
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ID35290
CommentKingfishers are such beauties but I find them very wary birds in general and hard to approach. This one was no exception even though it was regularly seen in this location next to a road that gets a reasonable number of passing cars and bicycles. Rather than crop hard as the bird was some way off, I've kept it relatively small in the frame. After trying a few things, I placed the wire placed diagonally in the crop as the symmetry is creates seemed pleasing. [Moderator's note: ssp vagans ]

This is subspecies norfolkiensis.
Keywordsadult
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