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Kingfisher with Dragonfly Larva

Taken yesterday, this Kingfisher obviously doesn't mind prickly food.

Kingfisher with Dragonfly Larva David Goodwin, on Flickr

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Re: Kingfisher with Dragonfly Larva

Always a pleasure, you just get better and better ! Love the water droplets on the feathers.
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Re: Kingfisher with Dragonfly Larva

Another excellent and interesting shot Dave. I wonder what sort of dragonfly it would have turned into?

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Re: Kingfisher with Dragonfly Larva

that's a cracker of a shot and different from the usual fish.
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Re: Kingfisher with Dragonfly Larva

Very nice shot.
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Re: Kingfisher with Dragonfly Larva

That's a stunner. The kingfisher looks quite grumpy!

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Always a pleasure, you just get better and better ! Love the water droplets on the feathers.
Thanks for the very positive feedback David, it makes posting the image worthwhile.

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Another excellent and interesting shot Dave. I wonder what sort of dragonfly it would have turned into?

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Thanks Ron,

I think it was either an Emperor or a Hawker.

Looking at the size of the larva, I'd guess Emperor.

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that's a cracker of a shot and different from the usual fish.
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We were very fortunate to see the birds feeding on a variety of things.

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I appreciate the feedback.

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That's a stunner. The kingfisher looks quite grumpy!

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Thanks for taking the time to look and comment John.

Perhaps the grumpy look is because the food has a crispy coating?

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Re: Kingfisher with Dragonfly Larva

Thats one hell of a shot.....what kit did you use please.
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Re: Kingfisher with Dragonfly Larva

Thanks Keith.

This was taken with an E-M1, MZ 300mm F/4 and MC-14.

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Re: Kingfisher with Dragonfly Larva

Thank you Dave
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Re: Kingfisher with Dragonfly Larva

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that's a cracker of a shot and different from the usual fish.
My thoughts precisely.

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