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Waiting for the catch!!

Waiting for the catch!!
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Copyright: Smitha Komath (smitha) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 348 W: 73 N: 1165] (4409)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-12-16
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D300, 300mm AFSF4 Nikkor +TC14 E
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/640 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2015-01-12 6:16
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Favorites: 1 [view]
Points: 12
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis)
It's a wide spread resident seen near fresh waters in open country or mangroves, paddy fields and sea shores. The bird is greenish blue on head, scapulars wings, orange ear coverts, turquoise line down on back. Sexes are alike. Nest is a horizontal tunnel dug into a bank of stream or ditch. Feeds on Small fish, tadpoles and aquatic insects.

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great shot of this bird
good BG and beautiful colours
thanks gr lou

Hello Smitha - Excellent presentation. I like its BG very much. Splendid details with natural color. Eye catching composition. Thanks for sharing. Best wishes

hi i think your kingfisher has a big mandible than are english one the, Female identical exept the bill's lower mandible is orange-red with black tip nice photo thanks

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2015-01-12 15:18]

Hi Smitha,it seems in pose for you and your camera like a movie star..ehehe.absolutely perfect this capture of this colorful kingfisher,impressive details and bright colors too,i like it! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

Hello Smitha!
This is a delightful shot of this little Kingfisher in great sharpness and details. Lovely background and nice framing. Thanks for sharing,
Best Regards,

Good picture.Love its compo.. Too...RGDS

Hello Smitha,
Amazing composition with a very shy bird.....Superb colors and perfect focus.

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