Meelis Kivirand - building a nest

Meelis Kivirand - building a nest

I was lucky to follow how Kingfishers built a nest to the sandstone. They broke strong outcrop with their small beaks centimeter by centimeter. It took a whole day to build a slot, which is seen in the photo.

Location: Estonia

Posted on 08.05.2013
Photo info - Spring:Canon 1Ds mark III, 300 mm, ISO 800, f2.8, 1/800 sec
Tags: alcedo atthis common kingfisher Meelis Kivirand wildlife photography
Meelis Kivirand - building a nest

Meelis Kivirand - building a nest

I was lucky to follow how Kingfishers built a nest to the sandstone. They broke strong outcrop with their small beaks centimeter by centimeter. It took a whole day to build a slot, which is seen in the photo.

Location: Estonia

Posted on 08.05.2013
Photo info - Spring:Canon 1Ds mark III, 300 mm, ISO 800, f2.8, 1/800 sec
Tags: alcedo atthis common kingfisher Meelis Kivirand wildlife photography