Monday, August 15, 2022

KF Others

KF Others

Kingfishers (Others)

A7R4  in APS-C mode

FE 200-600/5.6-6.3 G

MT190CXPRO3/BHQ2

190XPROB/GHFG1. Feb 2022

 

 

Blue-eared Kingfisher

A small and brilliant kingfisher. Similar to the Common Kingfisher, the plumage is deep blue vs turquoise-green of the Common King. The ear is coverts blue and underparts rich orange-red.

 

Male, A6400, f6.3 1/125. @600mm, ISO 6400, Hindhede Nature Park, 27 Jan 2020

 

 

A6400, f6.3 1/125. @600mm, ISO 6400, Hindhede Nature Park, 27 Jan 2020

 

 

f6.3 1/800. @600mm, ISO 5000, Dairy Farm Nature Park, 9 Feb 2022

 

 

Female, f6.3 1/800. @600mm, ISO 5000, Dairy Farm Nature Park, 9 Feb 2022

 

 

 

 

 

Common Kingfisher

A small kingfisher, turquoise-green upperparts, orange underparts and white throat. Blue-green back and paler rump visible when seen in flight. Male has all black bill, while female has orange on the lower mandible. 

Male, A6400, f8 1/400. @600mm, ISO 800, Pasir Ris Park, 18 Jan 2021

 

 

             

Female,  f6.3 1/2000. @600mm, ISO 3200, Keppel Discovery Wetlands, 7 Feb 2022

 

 

          

f8 1/640. @600mm, ISO 2000, Keppel Discovery Wetlands, 7 Feb 2022

 

 

          

f8 1/640. @600mm, ISO 2000, Keppel Discovery Wetlands, 7 Feb 2022

 

 

          

f7.1 1/2000. @600mm, ISO 3200, Keppel Discovery Wetlands, 11 Feb 2022

 

 

 

 

 

White-throated Kingfisher

Chocolate-brown head and underparts. Large white throat patch, blue back, tail and wings. Distinctive bright red bill.

A6400, f8 1/1000. @600mm, ISO 800, 2 Nov 2020

 

 

 

A6400, f6.3 1/500. @600mm, ISO 1000, 2 Feb 2020

 

A6400, f6.3 1/1000. @600mm, ISO 3200, Kranji Marsh, 25 Dec 2019

 

 

Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher

A petite-looking colourful kingfisher with a bright red bill. Underparts rich yellow, contrasting with diagnostic balckish-blue mantle and dark iridesent blue wings. Also a blue patch on forehead and head sides. Rump pinkish red, only visible when in flight.

 

f6.3 1/800. @600mm, ISO 25600, Hindhede Nature Park, 22 Oct 2021

 

 

 

Black-capped Kingfisher

The only kingfisher with black head and red bill, although Collared Kingfisher may appear similar when seen poorly. Neck, throat and breast white, but belly rich orange. Most of the upperparts from back to tail deep blue. As in White-throated Kingfisher, white patch on the outer wing feathers is only visible in flight.

 

A6400, f10 1/1000. @600mm, TC 1.4x, ISO 1000, MT190CXPRO3/BHQ2, Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, 7 Nov 2020

 

A6400, f9 1/800. @600mm, TC 1.4x, ISO 800, MT190CXPRO3/BHQ2, Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, 7 Nov 2020

 

 

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