SS8777 : Female Kingfisher - River Ogmore

taken 10 years ago, near to Ogmore, The Vale of Glamorgan/Bro Morgannwg, Great Britain

Female Kingfisher - River Ogmore
Female Kingfisher - River Ogmore
On its passage to the sea the Ogmore flows from the hills to the west of the Rhondda through the wooded Ogmore Vale. Inevitably it collects all manner of detritus some of which occasionally strands itself on the boulder strewn edges of bends and islands on the lower reaches. Branches and larger sections of trees afford additional perches other than bankside vegetation for Kingfishers to fish from or just to rest for a while as they dash up and down the river in a flash of iridescent blue, often unnoticed by those strolling the river banks.
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Date Taken
Friday, 5 August, 2011   (more nearby)
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Friday, 5 August, 2011
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Kingfisher 
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Birds > Birds   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 8797 7711 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:28.9089N 3:36.8831W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SS 8798 7711
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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