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Photo of the Day ~ Birds and Wildlife Category ~ August 03, 2007

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European Kingfisher
by Walter Soestbergen (ToXiQ) 
Pentax K10D

Photographer Notes:
One of the most beautifull birds we have in the Netherlands. Very shy and small. Most of the time you only have some seconds to make a shot! This is very difficult with a manual lens ;-)

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Raymond Pauly commented on August 03, 2007 00:05:
Great capture! Lovely shot!
Renee commented on August 03, 2007 08:07:
I love the bold, yet soft, silky color combinations in this little guy! I imagine they are quite like trying to take a focused shot of the hummingbird. Congratulations on capturing your subject and your POTD win!
Tom Briggs commented on August 03, 2007 08:14:
Very nice photo Walter, what a lovely bird and you captured it well, nice color. Congratulations on your win here today.
Patrice Cigallio Wesa commented on August 03, 2007 12:35:
What a pretty little bird on a lovely, rugged perch. Great POTD win today, Walter!
LaRee Brownell commented on August 03, 2007 14:25:
Quite a capture here Walter. You have a stunning series of Kingfisher images. Most of us would be happy just to get one in the frame. :)
tcom commented on August 03, 2007 16:02:
Great capture Walter. I am still hoping to get once such a nice kingfisher photo.

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