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Photo of the Day ~ Birds Category ~ May 27, 2007

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by Winston Rockwell (squirl033) 
Canon EOS 30-D
Bellevue, Washington
United States of America

Photographer Notes:
I was able to get within 25 feet of this kingfisher - which is virtually unheard of! - to snap this photo at a park in Medina, WA (outskirts of Bellevue). Taken with Canon 30D and Sigma EX80-400 lens at 400mm, 1/400 @ f6.3.

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Roger Hogan commented on May 27, 2007 00:17:
Way to go Squirrel you sure got a gooood capture with this one.
Kathy Pazaryna commented on May 27, 2007 05:56:
Wonderful capture Winston I have chased one of these a few times from tree to tree they spook easy and fly fast finally settled for a very distant postage size shot so this capture is amazing!!!!! Big Congrat.
Linn Smith commented on May 27, 2007 06:31:
Definitely a major find! Beautifully captured with plenty of sharpness - congratulations on your POTD.
Lynn Wiezycki commented on May 27, 2007 15:15:
Great capture! Congratulations!
Patrice Cigallio Wesa commented on May 27, 2007 15:24:
What a rare and terrific capture in every way. Great job, Winston, and congrats on your well deserved POTD!
Joy Cobb commented on May 29, 2007 08:13:
Good job creeping up on it, Winston! What a beautiful and colorful bird! Congrats!

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