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Hi All , i just want to tell you about a little thing that started my day of very well, when i was walking my dogs, along a path in my local nature reserve, i saw a bird perched just above me, and could not work out what it was,until it flew, to my suprise i realised it was a kingfisher as the sun shone on its electric blue back, what a wonderful sight to start the day , and so unexpected away from a river.

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oh wow what a wonderful way to start your day seeing a kingfisher

20 Aug, 2008

 

This is the sort of stuff dreams are made of....

20 Aug, 2008

 

There's been so little sunshine lately, that I bet it was even more magical when the sun shone so brightly on the blue of the kingfisher.

Welcome to GOY.
I'm looking forward to more of your blogs.

20 Aug, 2008

 

How lovely! Have you seen one before? I've only seen one once in my whole life and that was just after we retired down here to Somerset. It was such a thrill! Welcome to GOY - I hope you enjoy it.

20 Aug, 2008

lyd
Lyd
 

nice start to any day that would be :-) welcome

20 Aug, 2008

 

I saw one once many years ago. I didn't realise what it was until it had gone. It just darted past, but a wonderful site. I bet the memory of it stayed with you all day long..
I hope you enjoy GOY. Beat wishes from Hywel.

21 Aug, 2008

 

Only times i've seen a kingfisher is on wildlife programa's.

21 Aug, 2008

 

Great! The Kingfishers have an extensive family, of which the most famous here is the kookaburra. Even this big fella has cousins in different states. I have noticed they laugh or chuckle or call differently, so to speak, speak their own language. There are many with blue here, the most spectacular the Azure King Fisher. I like them. Did you know they are predators?

21 Aug, 2008

amy
Amy
 

I have never seen one ,it,s something I,ve always wanted to see :o( welcome to GOY Carmel .

21 Aug, 2008

 

I live near a river but have only seen one once. They are so fast, darting up and down looking for fish, you were lucky! welcome to GOY.

21 Aug, 2008

 

Welcome to G.O.Y
Thanks for sharing this with us. Kingfishers are spectacular birds.

21 Aug, 2008

 

It's a great moment when you see a different bird. Kingfishers are beautiful. I've seen them a few times but not for a long time.

25 Aug, 2008

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