Cajun, thank you. I appreciate this thread too.
Franco, I can only imagine how lustrous the Kingfisher would be in good light.
Australian Ravens on the front porch. They had been drinking out of the cat's bowl. When they do their loud call, 'aah-aah-aah-aaahhh', their hackles, the long slender neck feathers are prominent and form a fan. Unfortunately, these two were whispering.