When the Kingfisher paid a visit

There’s a female Kingfisher on a nearby branch. I can tell it’s a female because, as they say, “It’s wearing lipstick.” Female Kingfishers have red on their lower beak, while males have all black beaks.

Kingfisher - Lago di Alviano - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

It’s looking at the water, waiting for its next meal to arrive:

Kingfisher - Lago di Alviano - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

It’s probably the same bird which has been diving here repeatedly. After two days of trying, sitting in a wooden shed, I managed to get these photographs:

Kingfisher - Lago di Alviano - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

And it’s probably the same one I photographed before and after fish:

Kingfisher - Lago di Alviano - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

She’s a star.

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