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Kingfisher

Alcedo atthis

Habitat:

National park with a lot of water.

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5 Comments

sttweets
sttweets 10 years ago

Right, we don't have many in the Netherlands, but since rangers started to protect them and create spaces for nests they're doing better. Their worst enemy is ice in winter because they cannot 'fish'.

SaskiaTerlouw
SaskiaTerlouw 10 years ago

Quite rare in the Netherlands, right?

SaskiaTerlouw
SaskiaTerlouw 10 years ago

Quite rare in the Netherlands, right?

OemphaLoempha
OemphaLoempha 10 years ago

@AshishNimkar Thanks!
Check out my other photo's in the Earthweek competition, I could use some 'favorites'!
For instance this fox: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/547...
And this deer: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/550...

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 10 years ago

good shot with exact reflection catches all shades of this royal bird...see eye..like real ruby..

sttweets
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Lelystad, Flevoland, Netherlands

Spotted on Aug 6, 2007
Submitted on Apr 26, 2011

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