Now that’s a kingfisher!

I got my first glance at a kingfisher last summer, at Burnaby Lake Regional Park. I knew they were around, of course, because Barb had shot one.

That first exciting glance was just a blur. So was my first kingfisher photo, snapped when it decided to stop and be a faraway blue blob in the middle of the lake.

Since then I’ve started seeing a female belted kingfisher in False Creek. And I think it is one, or at least that this particular individual hangs out around a certain casino there. I went looking for her the other day, and scored my first really good shots of her:

I’m incredibly pleased with this photo, and also with this moody blue shot:

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About Alyx Dellamonica

After twenty-two years in Vancouver, B.C., I've recently moved to Toronto Ontario, where I make my living writing science fiction and fantasy; I also review books and teach writing online at UCLA. I'm a legally married lesbian, a coffee snob, and I wake up at an appallingly early hour.

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