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Photographer captures amazing images of kingfishers diving for food

Kingfishers can dive at speeds as much as 25 mph, propelling their dagger-like beaks towards hapless underwater prey.

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Wildlife photographer Dave Newman captured these amazing images of kingfishers diving for food in Lincolnshire, England on Thursday, May 12.

One image shows a bird darting at the water like a streamlined missile, while others display them with wings outstretched.

Wildlife photographer Dave Newman captured these amazing images of kingfishers diving for food.(Dave Newman via SWNS)
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Kingfishers can dive at speeds as much as 25 mph, propelling their dagger-like beaks towards hapless underwater prey.

Dave says: "These pictures were taken at a pond next to West Glen River. I was there from 6:30 A.M. to 1:30 P.M. to get the shots."

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