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Tuesday, March 26, 2013

ABC Wednesday: K is for kingfisher

I hear kingfishers a lot more often than I see them. But this was a rare case where it landed somewhere and posed for me.
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23 comments:

Cezar and Léia said...

Adorable bird, it's a great picture!
Léia

ZielonaMila said...

Fantastic photograph, beautiful bird. I am greeting

Mar said...

I only recently met this bird through a blogpost, brilliant shot!

K is for...

Nonnie said...

splendid shot! I don't even know the kingfisher's call, nor have I ever seen one.

Indrani said...

Wow! What a spot to perch.

Łucja-Maria said...

Welcome to Carver!
Fantastic picture. You have a great eye. Saw high bird.
Regards:)
Lucia

Hildred said...

Oh, you were lucky that he was so accommodating, and clever of you to seize the opportunity.

acreativeharbor.com said...

Wow! Great shot of the Kingfisher and for 'K" ~ ^_^

Roger Owen Green said...

I love that bird's sense of klass!
ROG, ABC Wednesday team

Lea said...

I used to see Kingfishers here, but no more. I hope they have just moved farther up the creek away from people and not left the area completely.
Great photo!
Lea
Lea's menagerie

Leslie: said...

lucKy you! I don't think I've ever seen one...

Leslie
abcw team

ewok1993 said...

good eye for spotting it. i must say i haven't seen one in person.

Gattina said...

Nice observation place !
Gattina
ABC Wednesday

Mai said...

Seems the kingfisher found the perfect spot at the perfect time. great capture!

Lise said...

They are difficult to capture on camera, nice shot!

Gillian Olson said...

A rare picture indeed, and a lovely bird.

LONDONLULU said...

What a captivating (or should I say Kaptivating) sight! Lovely composition.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

I've been trying forever to get a picture of a Kingfisher, one of my fav birds. We see them in Oregon and here and in places between. I see them sitting still like yours is when we're driving by or when I'm walking down a road. They don't move a whisker until I bring my camera up to my face and then whoosh!!! So I'm a bit envious, but still grateful!

DeniseinVA said...

Lovely bird. I have never seen one. I'm glad he landed near you this time. I'm going to check out What's That Bird to listen to its call.

Łucja-Maria said...

Carver!
You, my friend, are one
great reason to celebrate
this Easter season.
Wishing you an Easter that's
as special as can be.
Lucia

Martha said...

Kestrel, Kingfisher, and the little bird I posted all start with K!
Pretty kool!

Chubskulit Rose said...

What a great shot.

Keeping the Balance
Catching up with letter K (again).
Rose, ABC Wednesday Team

Indrani said...

Hi Carver, this is Indrani from Nabadwip... :)

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