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Common kingfisher


Common kingfisher
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Copyright: Biswarup Satpati (Biswarup) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 229 W: 0 N: 720] (6576)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2018-12-05
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon Coolpix P900
Exposure: f/6.5, 1/400 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2018-12-07 3:24
Viewed: 66
Favorites: 1 [view]
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The common kingfisher (Alcedo atthis) also known as the Eurasian kingfisher, and river kingfisher, is a small kingfisher with seven subspecies recognized within its wide distribution across Eurasia and North Africa. It is resident in much of its range, but migrates from areas where rivers freeze in winter.

This sparrow-sized bird has the typical short-tailed, large-headed kingfisher profile; it has blue upperparts, orange underparts and a long bill. It feeds mainly on fish, caught by diving, and has special visual adaptations to enable it to see prey under water. The glossy white eggs are laid in a nest at the end of a burrow in a riverbank.


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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6198 W: 89 N: 15305] (64084)
  • [2018-12-07 8:18]

Hi Biswarup,fantastic capture of this kingfisher,impressive sharpness and very bright colors,perfect pose too. Have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano

In the last years I tried to catch this amazing , lovely and colorful specie of birds from close range.....
Not a chance...but you did an amazing capture with superb details and colors....
Marius.

very nice and sharpness picture with beautiful colours to
thanks gr lou

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  • hsn6a Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 135 W: 0 N: 418] (8008)
  • [2018-12-10 4:07]

beautiful..

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