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Old Dec 9, 2008, 11:18 AM   #1
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She does like to play hard to get. I've spent many hours trying to photograph her.

Getting ready to dive.



Doing what she does best



Down the hatch!




Relaxing after her meal.







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Old Dec 9, 2008, 11:36 AM   #2
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Awesome stuff Ron! Kingfishers are my Moby Dick. Never ever get as close as you managed here. Great shots!...cheers...Don
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Old Dec 9, 2008, 1:09 PM   #3
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Very nice. Almost like studio portraits.
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Old Dec 9, 2008, 4:03 PM   #4
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I love it!
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Old Dec 9, 2008, 11:39 PM   #5
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Awesome, awesome, awesome. Are you still using the Nikon 200-400mm VR?
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Old Dec 10, 2008, 2:57 AM   #6
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Magnificent photos!

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Old Dec 10, 2008, 8:41 AM   #7
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Great shots!

Definitely agree that this is one hard bird to photograph. Sweeet!


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Add my voice to the swell of praise. Wonderful photos of a tough, tough bird.

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Old Dec 13, 2008, 7:08 PM   #9
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Awesome stuff Ron! Kingfishers are my Moby Dick. Never ever get as close as you managed here. Great shots!...cheers...Don

Thanks Don! You have to be like Captain Ahab and just keep trying!


Thank you Penola, NHL, Steve, bb2, Timinator, and Paul.

Yes smac I'm still shooting the 200-400 and I see someone else has a new toy.
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Old Dec 17, 2008, 6:55 AM   #10
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Beautiful shots - hard to pick a favourite! Great work.

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