It was wonderful to see this Kingfisher starting to use the ‘winter’ perch again. This branch does not get used over the summer months due to the reeds growing too high and making fishing impossible.
This is an interesting clip. It shows the start of the courtship for these two Kingfishers. The male arrives with a far smaller fish to offer to the female. A gesture that is common at the start of their relationship. He looks a bit crestfallen watching her struggle with that huge snack. Better luck next … Continued