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 …

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Great Blue Heron

My heron was at one of his regular spots for a short time yesterday. He was there just long enough for me to take a couple of photos before her flew off down the river.   Maralee

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 …