A halcyon is a mythical bird—often identified as a kingfisher—said to breed in a floating nest at sea during the winter solstice, during which time it charms the wind and waves into calm. The term originates from the Greek myth of Alcyone.
Vembanad Lake, Kerala, India (It’s about 1500 sq Km of lake … one of the largest in Asia)
Sigma 10-20 at 12mm
f/8 at 0.7 secs
WB: Flourescent; ISO 100