New to these forums and still developing my photographic skills alongside my newly found interest in wildlife in general. I frequent the Stort and Lea valleys as an excuse for getting exercise after being cooped up in the cab of a truck for the last 45 years. Retirement looms, and i hope to get out more and more by foot of cycle carrying my trusty DSLR camera.
So, for a taster here is only the second Kingfisher I have ever seen, and the first I have photographed with clarity...the first one i saw just wouldnt keep still, This one at Rye meads a couple of weeks ago was very obliging :)
Unicum arbustum haud alit duos erithacos
(One bush does not shelter two Robins)
Zenodotus (3rd Century B.C.)
Hello Denis and a warm welcome to the community forum, that's a beautiful photo of the Kingfisher and I look forward to seeing more of your photos in due course; a lot of forum members on here are very keen photographers as well as bird/wildlife watchers so you are in good company ! This is a very relaxed group of people who appreciate hearing and seeing what other members of the community have encountered so pull up a chair and jump in !! welcome once again.
"Each kindness shown to birds or men is sure to flutter back again"
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
Welcome to the forum Denis, and what a superb photo to start with.
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