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Jul 5, 2012, 4:58:05 PM
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Kingfisher by mydigitalmind Kingfisher by mydigitalmind
I have a family of Kingfishers who are constantly fishing and chattering around my creek. They are tough to get close to, but now and then they are more trusting.

Belted Kingfisher
Choconut Creek
Vestal, New York
Canon 7D / EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM

Melissa Mancuso Penta // All Rights Reserved
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:iconkappalizzy:
kappalizzy Jul 31, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
OH MY BUGS! It's -It's-*fan boy gasp* It's...Woody Wood peaker! He'd my Idol!
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mydigitalmind Aug 2, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Lol, it's not a woodpecker though!
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:iconkappalizzy:
kappalizzy Aug 2, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
XD I know but look at his big fanboy smile.  :D
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DracoFlameus Jul 21, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
These guys are neat to watch, especially when they hover in the air before diving into the water and coming up with a fish. Great capture! =D
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mydigitalmind Jul 22, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you! They are very fun to watch - especially when they capture a fish and beat it up! I never knew they did that until I actually SAW it!
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DracoFlameus Jul 23, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh, yes! That is pretty neat too. :)
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azzacanth Jul 11, 2012  Hobbyist
cute :)
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:iconmeihua:
Ah, so these are the kingfishers that I didn't get to meet :giggle: Quite a handsome bird!
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mydigitalmind Jul 11, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Yes!! How rude of them to not be out. I suppose we could have chose better times to walk around there ;)
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:iconmeihua:
What?! You mean 12 noon isn't the best time of day for birding?! Shucks...
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