Kotare is the Maori name for the Sacred Kingfisher, or the vagans sub-species of Halcyon sancta. Another Pohangina Valley resident and another victim of the bathroom window of opportunity
Nikon D90, Nikkor 70-200 f/2.8 VR lens, Nikon 1.4 teleconverter
ISO 400, 280mm, f/4, 1/640 seconds exposure in Aperture Priority Mode, auto focus, hand held, VR on.
Sharpening, light and colour adjustments in Lightroom 3.