British Wildlife

Juvenile Male Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis)
Juvenile Male Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis)

Juvenile Male Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis)

This Juvenile Kingfisher had recently left the nest and was waiting for it's parents to feed it. Juveniles can be distinguished from adults by the white tip on their beak, slight bib on the chest and black or dark feet none of which adult birds posses.
Ref:
2996
Date:
07/06/08
Location:
River Weaver Vale Royal Locks
Photographer:
Mat Bingham