Red Deer Rut - North Yorkshire
Click play to watch this little clip of a male kingfisher on a favourite perch...
The photo below shows me leaving a camera (Canon 5D MkIII) trained on the kingfishers favourite perch...
Using a PIR sensor (similar to that of security lights) the camera would be triggered should anything move in its field of vision, in this case anything landing on the stick.
The sensor is that good it triggered the camera to take images as I tried my best to discretely leave the area. Obviously I failed as I looked back to hear the camera clicking away!
I left the camera out for a few days, checking it regularly to make sure all was ok, and I'm very pleased with the results (see below).