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    He looks in good nick, never seen that before
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    Nice one Stan, is it a one legged bird did it have the other one up. If it had lot leg perhaps it been in a conflict with a pike or something
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    thanks guys

    This is just the usual male who is standing on one leg, first time i have seen him do that in 4 months of watching him

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    That makes it rather special Stan. Long John ........kingfisher! Has a certain ring to it.
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    Thanks Colin

    Long John ........kingfisher! Has a certain ring to it.
    Shame the parrot on his shoulder flew away

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    Nice opportunistic shot Stan
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    cheers Steve

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    Birds do it for temperature control, they lose heat through their legs apparently so if cold pull one up into their feathers to reduce heat loss, nice shot.

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    cheers Tony

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