Another bird that had a tough time during the cold spell. The lapwing
Yesterday morning I was back with “my” kingfishers. During the night the temperature went bellow zero. it was cold. They was lot`s of ice everywhere.
It was amazing to watch and to photograph a kingfisher fishing amongst ice.
I wanted to photograph the kingfisher without any distraction…
It was ice cold , but that does not stop the kingfisher to hunt….
Kingfisher are doing well. I had a few more session recently. We just had our second frost. It was amazing to watch that bird diving amongst ice…
the bird hover from time to time….
It was amazing to see the bird hunting amongst ice….
Here the bird is catching a fat gudgeon
Look at the size of this fish!
Standing proud! 🙂
I just cannot let go! I am living, dreaming kingfisher! I am going kingfisher mad!
Pictures that the eyes cannot see…. it`s so fast…
My lens hood was touching the water, I wanted to be eye level with the bird.
It`s amazing to watch….
head in the water.
I came across this dog-rose with a gall on it, I though it would be nice to have a “blue flower” on top 🙂 🙂
Yes, I was back at my kingfisher hide his Sunday. I had another cracking time with the blue arrow…..This female is quite reliable. I decided to name her Lucie !
Lucie made some cracking move, in water and outside water…
Lucie landing on one of my perch
It was like watching a small blue duck in water … 🙂
Flying away with the prize
A wide angle view of the river…..
I am completely mesmerize by kingfisher…. 🙂 🙂 🙂
I think that I am going to build a permanent hide. Like that I will be able to photograph them in any weather….(I am using a canvas hide at the moment)
The Fruits season has started
A bit of fishing too
I love the colours on this picture….
Flying away with the prize….