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Belted Kingfishers vs. Crawfish

 
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Jul 16, 2017 12:56 |  #1

Right on schedule, it seems that in July, when other species become scarce, I get visited by a pair of kingfishers with junior in tow. Today the male flew in with a crawfish and passed it to the female. After flailing and chomping it a bit, she swallowed it whole, tail first.


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Jul 16, 2017 13:44 |  #2

Excellent work, fun shots Al. Nice to see the interaction between different birds. Never would've thought they would eat crawfish Until I saw it myself last year.


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Jul 16, 2017 13:51 |  #3

Outstanding shots!!


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Jul 17, 2017 02:16 |  #4

Well captured Al.


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Jul 17, 2017 07:30 |  #5

Wallace River wrote in post #18403404 (external link)
Excellent work, fun shots Al. Nice to see the interaction between different birds. Never would've thought they would eat crawfish Until I saw it myself last year.


docg wrote in post #18403410 (external link)
Outstanding shots!!


Red Dexs wrote in post #18403819 (external link)
Well captured Al.

Thank you, Ian, Doc, and Derek, for taking the time to comment. I never tire of photographing kingfishers.


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Jul 18, 2017 11:46 |  #6

Top shots Al.


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Jul 18, 2017 19:32 |  #7

ok now I'm really jealous


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Jul 18, 2017 21:18 |  #8

Great captures.


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Jul 21, 2017 07:27 |  #9

Joe52 wrote in post #18404966 (external link)
Top shots Al.

Thank you, Joe.

CaptBob wrote in post #18405357 (external link)
ok now I'm really jealous

Envy will get you nowhere, Bob. Get thee to a blind!

kd_reno wrote in post #18405428 (external link)
Great captures.

Thank you.


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