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Kilkenny wildlife

Heron on the kings river, Kells, Co.KIlkenny

With the June bank holiday over, I got moving very early this morning to find this young Heron looking for her first fish of the day.

Kings river, kells, Co Kilkenny

Heron with Mallards, Kings river,Kells, Co KIlkenny

I walked along the Kings river for about half an hour and by the time I returned to the same location as the first photograph she was still looking, the Mallards in the foreground however looked like they had already eaten.

Kilkenny photography by Kilkenny photographer, Nigel Borrington.

Hoverfly feeding

Syrphus ribesli (Hover fly)

Syrphus ribesli

Nikon D90, 105mm macro lens

Hover fly – feeding on nectar.

Taken hand held using a very shallow depth of field from the Nikon 105mm f2.8 lens, so that I could focus in on the fly s head as it fed.

Kilkenny wildlife, Ballykeefe woods