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wingwoman

wingwoman
Aurora, CO

July 25, 2013
4:11 PM

Post #9611857

This critter was perched on a utility line at a considerable distance. In order to bring out detail, I bumped the contrast up to produce slightly surreal images, but am hoping it's clear enough for an ID. Any help?

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pollengarden

pollengarden
Pueblo, CO
(Zone 5b)

July 25, 2013
4:42 PM

Post #9611873

Looks like a kingfisher. Belted Kingfisher?
Usually seen near water, since they really do "fish" for food.

Resin

Resin
Northumberland
United Kingdom
(Zone 9a)

July 25, 2013
4:48 PM

Post #9611878

Yep, Belted Kingfisher

Resin

wingwoman

wingwoman
Aurora, CO

July 25, 2013
5:00 PM

Post #9611889

Thanks! I spotted him out at the Sand Creek Greenway, where I often see fish jumping. Appropriate locale.

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