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ijsvogel (Alcedo atthis)

Alcedo atthis

Notes:

Common Kingfisher // The kingfisher position in the Netherlands is in strong growth. SOVON Bird Research estimates the number of breeding pairs this year to around 250. Last year there were about 165.



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9 Comments

LuckyLogan
LuckyLogan a year ago

Beautiful bird

Matthijs
Matthijs 3 years ago

Thank you Textless.. the common Kingfisher is probably one of the most beautiful birds of The Netherlands, in my opinion.. ;)

textless
textless 3 years ago

Lovely photos!

Palaimon
Palaimon 3 years ago

very nice!

Matthijs
Matthijs 3 years ago

Thx Arlanda..

arlanda
arlanda 3 years ago

great shots!

Matthijs
Matthijs 3 years ago

I'm very happy with this spotting.. They are quite rare in The Netherlands.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 3 years ago

We call it Kingfisher as commonly...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_King...

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 3 years ago

Nice work.. every shot is perfect..!!

Zoeterwoude, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

Lat: 52.09, Long: 4.50

Spotted on Sep 18, 2011
Submitted on Sep 18, 2011

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