It Was Meant to be a Kingfisher
A short call at Warnham Nature Reserve today in the hope of catching sight of a kingfisher, but alas there was no sign of the elusive characters. I have never seen a kingfisher let alone photograph one save for a momentary flash of blue on the River Mole a few years ago. I believe this to be a Mandarin duck- well the chart on the inside of what is called the "Heron Hide" said as much. Kingfishers are often seen from this hide but never when I am there ( last time I visited a chap there waving his 500mm prime lens about showed me a kingfisher on his screen that he had just taken, so they are there--- sometimes !! ) More pictures of Warnham Nature Reserve by Vince Hawthorn...
Camera Make: Canon Model: Canon EOS 550D
Exposure Program: Program, Focal length: 250 mm, Aperture: f 8, ISO: 400, Exposure time: 1/500 sec, Metering Mode: Spot, Exposure Bias: 0 EV
Date/Time Creation: April 23, 2014, 3:37 pm
ImageID:1189625, Image size: 2986 x 2061 pixels
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