That Pesky Itch, Belted Kingfisher
This female Belted Kingfisher (Ceryle alcyon) seemed very comfortable with me in shooting distance. She went about her business, preening and diving for fish, for a good two hours of photographic opportunity.
Featured, Aug 2010: Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Prize: First place in the Small Image Show at the Off Track Gallery in Encinitas, CA.
Honorable Mention: National Wildlife Federation 2010 Photo Contest
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