Pennington Flash

Took a drive out to Pennington Flash today in the hope of spotting a Kingfisher;    after hours of only brief fly-pasts and very distant view of one preening quarter mile away  lol    we were eventually rewarded when we remained patient until near the time we were just about to leave !      Unfortunately the KF's were not fishing.

not sure if this is a juvenile ?;  it seems to have pale feet in some photos

the weather was mixed, one minute very heavy cloud cover and the next mixed blue sky/cloud and sunshine

then the adult flew in chasing the juvie away !

It was breezy too !!

by now the cloud was heavier so I didn't get any better pics. 

I took too many pics - as you do when you see a Kingfisher or two so better stop here    lol