Danijel Turnšek's picture

The common kingfisher-Female (Alcedo atthis)

My favorite bird to photograph are common kingfishers, don't know why but there's something very special on them.

Canon 7D Mark II
286mm · f/6.3 · 1/250s · ISO 500
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They are indeed addicting :-)

They truly are :P

Maybe with google translate you can check my Dutch website, dedicated to them: www.ijsvogels.nl :-)

I did, but i disnt understand a single word hehe...but i forgot about google translate will check it out today

And it is such an easy language ;-)

Not easy if you dont understand it :P

Checked page and it really cool! lots of info and good quality photos of kingfishers :D

Thanks! :-)

Thanks! I'm working on an English version, but time.... :-)


Thanks! :D

Excellent work!

Thank you! :D

Excellent photo.

one of the finest shot iv seen lately excellent

Awesome photo

I attempted to buy a print from your website, but was informed you do not ship to the U.S. Will that change in the future? Thanks!

Great shot!


so beautiful! Great work!

Very nice work. If I may, what was your distance from the kingfisher?

I was around 3 meters away of the bird.

Excellent shot, great light and colours

Commonly uncommon! Beautiful shot!

Absolutely stunning Danijel Turnšek! I love this color harmony in this image, very well done!

Great shot! They're so mesmerising and so special to photograph.