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Bob Bushell's Wildlife Photography
There is a photo of a Mandarin Duck head. And the Common House Sparrow by Dave Key on our Guest Photos.

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Tuesday, 27 March 2012

Avocet (Slimbridge WWT)

This is the first time I'd seen them, and taken photographs, I was lucky. They are not the best, but they were cropped so much, but, I did it.









32 comments:

  1. Bob, great captures! That's quite a bill! Great for opening letters, I suppose!

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  2. Bonsoir encore de très belles photos avec un petit plongeon aussi
    merci pour ce partage qu'ils sont beaux
    Bonne soirée

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  3. Interesting bird, it's amazing how adaption to the environment works!
    Ho, I watched a program on the Forest of Dean on BBC yesterday, very beautiful area, i had no idea!

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  4. Great captures :)
    Greetings Halina

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  5. Such an elegant bird. Fantastic you could capture it. Wish I new the Forest of Dean was on BBC. Such a shame I have not seen it.
    Have a nice evening Bob

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  6. fascinating bird...with an interesting beak!

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  7. Bob what an incredible bird!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

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  8. SO lovely!!

    love those birds!
    thanks for the beauty of your pictures!

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  9. You did a great job with the Avocets Bob

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  10. Są śliczne z tymi czarno - białymi piórami o dziobem wygiętym do góry. Pozdrawiam.*** They are beautiful with these black - white feathers with a beak curved upward. Yours.

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  11. Hi Bob! Very nice pictures of the beautiful avocet. We have many of them on Öland in south Sweden. /Urban

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  12. Never seen this one....very nice pictures Bob.

    Greetings, Joop

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  13. You were lucky, Bob! They are fascinating!

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  14. Olá boa noite

    Hoje lancei online a minha nova galeria num novo link.
    Gostaria que fizesses uma visita e se quisesses, adicionavas a galeria à tua lista de seguidores. Espero que gostes tanto da nova imagem como da organização simplista em que me baseei.

    link: http://phabiomartins.blogspot.pt

    Obrigado e um grande cumprimento deste lado,
    Fábio Martins

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  15. Beautiful waders to see Bob.

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  16. Muito diferente... com esse bico exótico... parece um pássaro raro.
    Boa semana!
    Beijinhos.
    Brasil.

    ¸.•✿⊱╮
    (✿◠‿◠)
    ¸.•°`♥✿⊱╮

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  17. What a fascination bird this is, I wonder how it manages to pick anything up with that curve? I would love to see this one in action!

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  18. Another new one to me, such an interesting shaped beak. Thanks Bob,

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  19. Never have seen that one before. Love the beak on it. This is another one to add to the list:)

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  20. What a joy & privilege to come here, Bob-



    Warm Aloha from Honolulu
    Comfort Spiral

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  21. Beautiful photos. An interesting beak ...
    Greetings.

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  22. You sure 'did it' Bob! A great set of well captured images of a stunningly beautiful bird...[;o)

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  23. Great series!
    Here we have an ambiance to top the quality of your pictures!
    Well done, I like!

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  24. Wonderful, wonderful and so glad you got these. I too encountered a surprise Avocet last year, if you remember and they are such beauties! Well done Bob~

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  25. So rare creatures and really... lucky you!!!

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  26. Oh, great captures Bob, beautiful birds!!!
    Crissi

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  27. Beautiful encounter Bob and it looks like you really enjoyed it. I've not seen this bird for a bit more than 9 years now, and I used to see it every morning when I went to work in France ;-)

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  28. As always, aamzing all this birds! Man, how can you found so many birds, and take this amaizng pictures, WOW!! Dont they fly away?

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  29. Beautiful photos! FANTASTIC shots!!

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  30. Hi Bob!
    Grattis till bilderna!!
    Fina!

    Steffe

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  31. What a beautiful bird.
    I've never seen it before.
    Thanks for sharing your beautiful photos.

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