I have got a new best friend….

A new location and a new set of birds to make friends with, well that was the task that lay ahead

Knowing that the birds hunted along a certain stretch of river, I set up shop and waited (hopefully) for some action, well within half an hour or so I had my first sighting.

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A female in fine condition, she took a long time surveying her kingdom, looking for her first meal of the day, she made some unsuccessful attempts, then she decided to leave……

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Winter sun, on the right day gives fantastic light for photography.  I was not alone for long, she returned with her breakfast, after a few minutes of stunning her prey on a fallen tree trunk, it was gone.

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Again, she went back on look out for her next meal, great winter sun coming from the side illuminated her to her best advantage.

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Another fish was spotted, this lady was better than some anglers I`ve met, prey spotted….dive….another catch….

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After all this exercise, a well-earned rest was called , so time was spent taking in a dose of winter sun…

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Here`s to the next time

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