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

Kingfisher on the Lemon

The Dippers are resting so I decide to wander upstream and experience the sound of the water, the bubble of fish squirming …

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

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 …

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

Before and after fish

This female Kingfisher is wonderful. She’s bobbing her head, calling and peering into the water below. We’ve heard her calling from across …

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

Queenfisher

I’ve just spent my birthday sitting in a small wooden shed. Last year we were here looking at Red Squirrels in the …

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

The King of Fishers

The views of Kingfishers I’ve had before were fleeting. A brief glimpse of a flash of a bluish-emerald jewel disappearing over the …

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

Martin the fisherman

I’m in Italy on the trail of some interesting birds. The signs are good, literally, as there’s a big three-dimensional sign with …