“This is the first time that I have observed how vigorously the Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis) has to shake and twist it’s body in order to get rid of water from it’s feathers after a dive into the water for fish.
“The intensity of the motion is really difficult to describe and can only be shown by capturing the motion on film or with a digital camera.
“You really wonder how such vigorous motion, would it not cause damage to it’s internal organs, muscles, or gets it’s spine dislocated? I don’t think any dog can do this. Such is the wonder of nature.”
K C Tsang
18th November 2017