Kingfisher

Belted Kingfisher

This Belted Kingfisher was perched on a wire that ran across the river. Fortunately I had my tripod with me because I would never have been able to get a shot of it without it. I saw it dive into the river once but it happened so fast there was no chance of getting a …

Kingfisher

Belted Kingfisher

While observing the great blue heron, I heard a kingfisher before I saw it perched on a metal pole across the river.  It is difficult to get a decent shot of a small bird when it is quite a distance away. They are very skittish birds and won't let anyone get too close. This is …

Belted Kingfisher

I was walking on my lunch hour along the Deschutes River when I noticed this bird on a branch across the river. (Of course, it had to be across the river.) As I got a little closer I saw that it was a kingfisher. This is only the second time in the 15 years I've …