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In wintertime, photographer, Manfred Delpho feeds the fish and keeps a hole in the ice (at a river near Land Hessen in Germany) open for the local kingfishers. They get fed. He gets these amazing pix.

Interesting stats:

Number of sticklebacks the average kingfisher will eat in the course of a day: 80

Kingfisher’s air-speed prior to breaking the surface of the water: 60mph (100kph)