Red Deer Rut - North Yorkshire
My first perch had disappeared, no doubt to the current taking it downstream on the river. So I looked for another, aiming for a more horizontal perch that could be used by more than one kingfisher at the same time. I found this one and promptly set it up in the same way, using rocks to anchor it in the river.
Once again I left a trail camera trained on the perch to see what happened...
A kingfisher on 'my' perch!
Sure enough, after a few days I started getting footage of the kingfisher pair using the perch - mainly for bashing fish before returning to their nest to feed to their young. While they used the perch infrequently, around once or twice every two da...