Sven Začek - Bird of the year


The common kingfisher has been chosen as the bird of the year for 2014 in Estonia. In the coming days I will write an article about my encounters with these fabulous birds over the years. I was also asked to present a slideshow at a yearly gathering of the Estonian Ornithological Society in early December. I am really looking forward to going through my archives and putting together a presentation of my time during several winters and summers. I leave you with a simple summer portrait with a lush green background still wet from the morning rain.

Location: Estonia.

Tags: Alcedo atthis, eesti, estonia, jäälind, kingifisher

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  1. Stefan Gerrits said:

    18/10/2013 12:50


  2. Judy Royal Glenn said:

    22/10/2013 19:17

    Beautiful capture of the kingfisher!