Wednesday 13 July 2022

Kingfisher sighting

Yesterday our lovely next door neighbour showed me some photos that she had taken of our kingfisher sitting on a rope over the river looking for its lunch. She kindly sent me a copy.....

Today I was up quite early and determined to get my own photo, hopefully even one of it flying too.

I stomped down the garden and round the corner not thinking to slow down or walk quietly. At that exact moment that I saw the kingfisher was already sitting on the rope, and it saw me. It instantly flew away and all I could photograph was the space where it had been.

As Sandra said after I had told her the sorry tale, I should try and arrive a bit more subtly tomorrow.

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