Welcome to the New Year!

For several years already I had tried to capture the splendour of the spread wings of the Woodland Kingfisher but never managed. You can imagine my excitement when we were just relaxing on the deck of Rattray's and 2 of these beautiful birds landed on the tree just outside of the camp and started displaying their beauty while shying away an intruder. A little bit too far away but the converter came in handy.

 

Dear Friends, as the year is coming to an end (she said with some relief as 2009 to me was one of the toughest of my life) I would like to wish you a fantastic, wonderful, healthy and most of all happy New Year with lots of fantastic 'Kodak moments'. Thank you so much for your friendship, support and encouragement! I appreciated each and every comment, Flickr mail and fave more then I can express in words...

  • Mindie van Niekerk 4y

    Dit is beeldskoon en iets fantasties om te sien. Ek is bly jy het die foto met ons gedeel dis besonders
  • lovemyblackcat (Ophir Michaeli) PRO 4y

    The most spectacular bird I ever saw. Wow
  • Icebing Chan 4y

    Very very beautiful !
  • Caz PRO 3y

    Hi, im an Admin for `Howards Gallery` and would be very honoured if you would consider posting your stunning photo into the Gallery.
    This Gallery is so different than anything flickr has done before, as it is an easy place to belong to and participate, yet you have to have exemplary work to be invited here, and it is my opinion that this wonderful piece here belongs with us ……. I hope you will post this picture of yours with pride into the Gallery..…and we look forward to seeing more of your talent in the future......Kind regards..Caz (A)
  • Gordon Hunter 3y

    What a beautiful, finely edited photostream.
  • Flyingindigo PRO 3y

    Beautiful
  • Dumarafon 3y

    Wonderful!!!
  • Ramen Saha PRO 3y

    O Hennie! here again... i will not sleep tonight!
  • Stefano 3y

    this is really beautiful and I love the soft colours! Very well done!
  • Rahul 3y

    Wow! Singing in sync!
    Don't mind, Is this for real?
  • 12358lostworld 3y

    Beautiful
  • jaciii (off&on) PRO 3y

    great
  • Magdalena Luna 2y

    A feast of beautiful photos...all of them!
  • Phil 2y

    Stunning shot, well captured.
  • T.J.Gilmere (270,000+ views Thanks!) 2y

    This is a very beautiful photo!
    You're Invited! to fun and friendly,
    Best Birds Worldwide

    We would love for you to join us,
    and post this beautiful image into
    our gallery!
  • Lars Didricksson PRO 2y

    Beautiful so nice love it
    /Lasse
  • garrard_27 2y

    Pretty!
  • Eric Rossicci 2y

    Super shot!!
  • Cristiano_CS 1y

    Fantastic colors!
  • Pon Viji 11mo

    super
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