Gone Fishing

August 1, 2020 at 7:41 pm

The easing of lock-down came just as all our Kingfishers were feeding their first broods of young.The exceptional weather that we had during lock-down ensured that very few, if any, lost their first broods to flooding which is more than can be said for the second broods. The pair from this weeks photos lost their second clutch of eggs as soon as incubation started when their tunnel was completely flooded. A sad end to many of our Kingfishers these days due to the torrential downpours and flooding that we tend to get nowadays. click here