The kingfisher, photographed by Rathcoffey homeowner Rod Walsh.
A beautiful Kingfisher bird with a dodgy sense of direction and/or eyesight knocked himself when he flew into a house in Rathcoffey yesterday.
Householder Rod Walsh put the tiny bird in a sheltered spot and a while later, revived – and presumbably with sore head – the little fellow flew off again.
In the meantime, Rod took this picture, revealing the extraordinary plummage.
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