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Ringed Kingfisher with Fish

Image # 1D4_00058

Tortuguero National Park, Tortuguero, Costa Rica


Canon 600L/f4 IS

ISO 1250, f/4, 1/1000 second

Manual Exposure

Gitzo 1329/Arca Swiss B1/Wimberley Sidekick

We were excited to come across this Ringed Kingfisher who had just caught a fish.  We watched him reposition it in its beak, and then swallow it down within a few seconds!