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Giant Kingfisher

I went through quite a few years of rarely seeing these birds but in the last few years they seem to be everywhere.

 

This one was particularly accessible although the light wasn't ideal with the sun behind him but there are some nice textures in the branch.

 

Canon 7D, EF100-400 F4.5-5.6L @400mm

 

1/1250sec, F5.6, ISO500

 

Nkuhlu Picnic Site

Sabie River

Kruger National Park

 

www.photoafrica.net

 

 

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Uploaded on October 25, 2015