A pohutukawa flowering in Coromandel town - NZ. . . often thought of as New Zealand's Christmas tree, they flower around this time, adding colour and charm.
I don't find kingfishers (kotare, Halycon sancta) very frequently & when I do they are just lazing around not showing any action (except when they fly away from me!!). When I saw this one I thought it looked rather gorgeous. (Please feel free to share this image on Facebook, but no other usage without written permission. Thanks.)