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Bob Bushell's Wildlife Photography

Bob Bushell's Wildlife Photography
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Saturday, 27 February 2010

Raven (Forest of Dean)

It didn't last very long, the weather. But, there were some sunny intervals. Anyway, I didn't want to talk about that, I came to a place where the Ravens spend some of its time there. I caught it there, unfortunately I only got it from halfway up. Never mind!

8 comments:

  1. Beautiful portrait once again. They are really shy over here and you can never get this kind of picture! Well done!

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  2. I've only seen Ravens twice, once in Wales and once in California. They are just staring to come back to Ohio...one of these days...
    Great shots Bob!

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  3. Its really hard to get them close, but there is a woman that feeds them with all sorts, cheese and a bit of meat left from her own dinner. They will not come unless she's there, Chris.

    Dave, they are beautiful birds.

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  4. There are lots of ravens where I spend my summers and whenever I hear their "croak" in the sky, I have to smile. My property backs up to a cemetery and one of these days, I'll get "the perfect picture"! ~karen

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  5. Well done Bob, Nice nice shot of the Corvus corax.
    Common Raven has been revered as a spiritual figure or god.

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  6. Hi Karen, I hope you will get it soon.

    Tony, a spiritual god eh, it must be very good then.

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  7. Excellent portrait Bob. Fairly rare species around here. FAB.

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  8. Great shot Bob....captures the powerful presence of the Raven. I have witnessed them here in Wicklow harassing breeding Guillemots, Kittiwakes and Fulmars on the cliffs of Wicklow Head.

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