Day 298 Juvenile Malachite Kingfisher

Juv mal KF 7 The beauty of these tiny little birds is quite astounding

Day 115 A Little Friend

Malachite greet Went for a walk in the Rietvlei Nature Reserve and was welcomed by this little friend, a Malachite Kingfisher.

For All The Nature Lovers

malatext Roger Tory Peterson was a naturalist. He had a long career beginning with nature study in the seventh grade in Jamestown, New York, he observed, recorded and published for lay audiences the incredible beauty and diversity of plants and animals from North America and around the world. The Roger Tory Peterson Institute has a mission which is to honor and continue the work of Roger Tory Peterson to foster understanding, appreciation and protection of the natural world. Their motto is "Learn it, love it, protect it". This quote from Roger Tory Peterson inspired me to put this photo of mine together with his quote. Hope you enjoy it.

Malachite Kingfishers getting aggressive with each other

Two Malachite Kingfishers were getting really aggressive with each other, showing off their aggressive poses. Captured this one in his threatening pose, a beautiful bird threatening or not.