|Ran NeatImage to squash the small amount of noise in the background - used "Rough Noise Analyser" and selected a large area of background. Used those settings to do the noise reduction.|
Loaded into Photoshop as a new Layer on top of the existing image, then used a soft-edged eraser to knockout the kingfisher, since we wanted as much detail as possible.
Used High-Pass sharpening to bring out detail - NewLayerViaCopy, Filter/HighPass 10px, merge mode HardLight @ 50%. Then used Sharpen faded to 50% to accentuate the fine detail on the kingfisher.
Finally used a subtle s-shaped Curve to add a little punch to the image.
I hope you like it :-D
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