Kingfisher regurgitating a pellet by Oliver Wright (7 images)

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This kingfisher could have a career in cricket ahead of her as she effortlessly bats this pellet through the air. Photographer Oliver Charles Wright, 42, watched in delight as the tiny adult female sent the ball of food flying with a quick swing of her beak.

The nimble bird - no bigger than a sparrow - was sitting on a table around seven metres away from him when she decided to show off her skills.

Mr Wright, who took the shots near a pond in his hometown of Leeds.
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