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Bob Bushell's Wildlife Photography

Bob Bushell's Wildlife Photography
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Thursday, 15 September 2011

Coot (Lydney Boating Lake)

You know, I can't get the eyes in place.
First one, its eyes are a bit under focus:
Then there is number two, no chance:
Then there is the last one, well, they seem to have disappeared.
Music today's is: Jimi Hendrix - Voodoo Chile (Slight Return)  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bXqxXrjoOf0
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29 comments:

  1. I shouldn't say this but it is good to see the expert fail. Only the once mind. Come back and amaze me tomorrow.

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  2. the second picture is truly stunning.

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  3. I just love the second picture too, but truly they are all amazing. :)

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  4. Hi Bob...hahaha..I just loved this post!!

    Grace

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  5. Hi!
    I realy like tihs photos with or with out the eye.
    Greetings from Sweden
    /Ingemar

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  6. I like this set of pictures. Beautiful work, Bob.

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  7. It is becoming a habit. Once again, you have taken very good pictures Bob.

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  8. Such a beauty Bob!My favourite is the middle one:)

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  9. Shooting birds is habit forming. Oh Bob, the Coot had cooties in his eye.

    Tomorrow it will have a 'red eye'. ;)

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  10. So perfect photo, great work!

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  11. A wonderful post Bob...just home from work...it's been a long day.
    Then this...now I have a big smile on my face.. thanks mate.

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  12. More great close Ups Bob!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

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  13. Great catch on the second Bob.

    Music choice is superb Bob. My all time hero, playing my favourite track of his.

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  14. Bob, Das Blesshuhn hast du gut getroffen. Das erste Forto gefällt mir ausnehend gut.
    Und dann die Musik von Jimmy Hendriks
    Eingach schön.
    Liebe Grüße schickt Irmi

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  15. Bob, Das Blesshuhn hast du gut getroffen. Das erste Forto gefällt mir ausnehend gut.
    Und dann die Musik von Jimmy Hendriks
    Eingach schön.
    Liebe Grüße schickt Irmi

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  16. Dark eyes on a dark bird are so difficult to get... but as always, your images are stunning.

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  17. Belíssimas fotos.A segunda está fantástica!

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  18. Ah the curse of a dark coloured bird in sunlight. I feel your pain with missing eyes as I have been there many times myself.

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  19. The eyes??? Nobody cares! Don't worry...the pictures are just great. The one diving is divine!!!
    A Big kiss...from Portugal

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  20. Maybe just a camera shy coot. Great shots, Bob!

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  21. ♥♫♪Olá, amigo!
    *✿ Que show o pato mergulhando!
    Perfeito.
    ♥♫♪Bom fim de semana!
    *•Beijinhos.
    ✿.Brasil

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  22. Buenas tomas de este bello ejemplar, la segunda con la cabeza sumergida en el agua es muy interesante.

    Saludos.

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  23. Beautiful photos! Have a nice weekend!

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  24. Jimi Hendrix music seems to suit the search for the eyes of the coot. Nonetheless, the photos tell a compelling story.

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