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Karine Aigner / Greater one-horned rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis) standing in shallow water watching a White-throated kingfisher (Halcyon smyrnensis) fly by, Bardia National Park, Terai, Nepal.
Bernard Castelein / Male Giant kingfisher (Megaceryle maxima) diving, Allahein River, The Gambia.
Oliver Wright / A female kingfisher (Alcedo atthis) fishing through an ice hole in winter, emerging with prey in beak. Leeds, Yorkshire, UK. January.
Oliver Wright / A female kingfisher (Alcedo atthis) fishing / diving into an ice hole in winter. Leeds, Yorkshire, UK. January.
Brian Bevan / Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis) male dives then catches loach fish, Bedfordshire, UK, April.
Brian Bevan / Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis) male fishing from blackthorn branch, catches then eats fish, Bedfordshire, UK, April.
Simon Littlejohn / Female American mink (Neogale vison) entering a Kingfisher (Alcedo atthias) nest and taking a chick, Stour River, Dorset, UK, July.
Simon Littlejohn / Common kingfisher (Alcedo atthis) perched outside its nest, opening its wings and beak in an aggressive display to a Common blackbird (Turdus merula) which eventually flies away, River Stour, Dorset,...
Brian Bevan / Male Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis) landing on branch after capturing fish then uses perch to stun prey before flying away, Bedfordshire, UK, July.
Philippe Clement / Female Common kingfisher (Alcedo atthis) diving and catching a Nine-spined stickleback (Pungitius pungitius) fish, stuns and eats it, Belgium, June.
Staffan Widstrand / RF - Pied kingfisher (Ceryle rudis) group of three perched on branch, squabbling, Zimanga Private Nature Reserve, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
Brian Bevan / Slow motion clip of a male Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis) eating a fish, Bedfordshire, England, UK, July.