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Belted Kingfisher (Megaceryle alcyon) discovered by Geoff (#7508)

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Observed: October 16, 2015 @ 4:30 PM
Posted on: October 16, 2015 @ 5:32 PM (diff: 0 days)

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By Lessa on 10/19/2015 12:49:54 PM

Beautiful photo!

By Geoff on 10/19/2015 5:33:34 PM

Thanks. 

It was a real treat to be able to grab a close up of one, since they're usually so skittish. I studied this one from afar, for a few days, to figure out her favourite tree and branch to fish from, then hid behind a tree with my tripod several times over a period of days, and lucked in after about 45 minutes, on the third try. 

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