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American wigeon
Leader of the heard
grazing in the mountains
A Perpetual Abyss
Caught In Act
Hold me, Mother!
Patterns of Irrawaddy
Grand Teton Peak in the Grand Teton National Park
An aerial view of the Grand Prismatic Spring Geyser at Yellowstone National Park.
Pratapgarh Fort, Maharashtra, India with Nikon D800
Old graceful man
Kid selling bubble gums
May Lake
Grand Prismatic Spring Yellowstone National Park
Peace in My Mind
13th Annual Photo Contest

I followed this kingfisher more than six months to understand its behavior. From all birds, the common kingfisher has always been my favorite. I can't stop taking pictures of this little one. I had to wait for about 2 weeks to be able to capture this shot at the right moment. While I was waiting this particular one brought me a special visitor... a huge king cobra ... which made me be astonished for a moment, we both looked in each others eyes... the cobra left without giving me the chance to capture it so i could focus back on this little one.

TAGS: Action, Fishing, Flight, India, Kingfisher, Nature, Splash, Wildlife

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Coimbatore, India
Member since 2014
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© karthikeyan shanmugasundaram.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 06.2015
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Oct. 17, 2015, 3:41 a.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Focal Length: 34mm
Shutter Speed: 1/8000
Aperture: f4
ISO: ISO5000
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PHOTO LOCATION coimbatore, India