VIDEO: One of the World’s Greatest Anglers in Action

From PBS, footage of the kingfisher bird hunting underwater in the River Shannon in Ireland

Nature PBS followed wildlife cameraman Colin Stafford-Johnson (The Funkiest Monkeys, Broken Tail: A Tiger’s Last Journey) on a personal journey exploring the River Shannon’s natural wonders. The full episode, Ireland’s Wild River, is available for online streaming at

The precision on this bird is like a F-16 firing at a target, but in the wild, the kingfisher is the jet and missile. Take a look.


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