Male Kingfisher - click to enlarge

Male Kingfisher

A Belted Kingfisher. Females will have a rich brown colored ‘belt’ along the front chest. Males do not. All the Kingfishers published on this site have been females until now.

Male Kingfisher - click to enlarge
Male Kingfisher – click to enlarge

Kingfishers are notorious for being camera shy. Here I was shooting from inside my car, using it as a blind.

Male Kingfisher - click to enlarge
Male Kingfisher – click to enlarge

Of course being in a great position to photograph him meant he would sit like a statue, same position. Not very exciting after the first initial shots.

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