Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis) Female, Perched on a Wooden Fence Post

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    Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis) female, perched on a wooden fence post.
    Photo taken near Doncaster, South Yorkshire in mid October.

    Camera: Nikon D300
    Lens: Nikon Af-S Ii 400mm F2.8 If-Ed with 2x teleconverter.

    I use my photos as inspiration and reference for my paintings which can be seen at:
    www.stevegreaves.com

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    1. Moses Davies 65 months ago | reply

      Great colours Steve and nice comp

    2. zooadmin 65 months ago | reply

      Faboulus shot. Lovely details and colours. Very well done.

    3. Em0312 65 months ago | reply

      Gorgeous. Great dof.

    4. Honestman28 65 months ago | reply

      Superb capture,


      I saw this photo in
      Birds of Europe

    5. Stu232 65 months ago | reply

      WOW!! fantastic shot!

    6. Penny Robinson 65 months ago | reply

      Great shot Steve- you did it at last! :o) xxx

    7. boodle3 65 months ago | reply

      Well captured.

    8. Fifi 1968 65 months ago | reply

      Gorgeous capture Steve, wonderful colour, clarity, detail and bokeh :-)

    9. Bill Dahl 65 months ago | reply

      Beautiful!
      Nominated

      I pick this photograph to be on the cover of National Geographic
      National Geographic: Are You Good Enough?

    10. eve_manning 65 months ago | reply

      such a beautiful bird and they are so hard to get too
      tui

    11. wildlife ann 131 65 months ago | reply

      very nice shot, i love it. love the colour and detail

    12. pettpaintings.com (Kay Prior) 65 months ago | reply

      Beautiful colours in this brilliant capture

    13. sounds and images (Broken camera) [deleted] 65 months ago | reply

      Very very nice, our most colourful and enigmatic bird, beautifully captured.

    14. arwen_n 58 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Aves del Mundo - Birds of the world, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    15. jaygum_photo 58 months ago | reply

      Nice pic, indeed.

    16. Alan Hinchliffe 49 months ago | reply

      Stunning capture.

    17. The Devon Artist 5 days ago | reply

      Such a beautiful pose and photo!

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