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Wednesday, 18 April 2012

Smew (Gloucestershire)

Raining, ah ah ah ah.............................










The greatest guitar player in the world.

45 comments:

  1. A stunning winter visitor, captured perfectly Bob.

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  2. amazing shots Bob..... i like the second very much.

    Greetings, Joop

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  3. QUEL bonheur encore
    IL est splendide

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  4. Ma quanto è bella!? e dolce, sembra quasi avere un'espressione da bambina! le tue foto sono meravigliose e da guardare ogni volta! ciao Cri

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  5. a gorgeous bird! you did exceptionally well with the b&w plumage!

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  6. Oh dear!
    It seems impossible: your photography is always so sharp and gorgeous, so how can I say you're improving??? LOL!
    But those pictures are truly stunning!
    What a lovely Duck!!
    Bravo Bob!

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  7. aww, great work on the detail!
    i'm wowed! splendidly beautiful!!

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  8. Amazing bird and photos//Berit

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  9. Beautiful bird, beautiful colours, fantastic photographs. I am greeting

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  10. The same "guy" but in many different angles. Well done

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  11. I heard people overhere talking about this beautiful bird never knowing how it lookes like. Now I know it's fantastic and your photo's are all golden shots again.
    Have a lovely evening

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  12. Stunning close up´s Bob.
    Greetings from Sweden
    /ingemar

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  13. Wow, amazing shots of the beautiful bird.
    I've never seen it before.

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  14. Those birds you have captured with your magic camera certainly are beautiful, and the mood with the Grateful Dead music is spot-on!

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  15. Oh, Bob! These photos are fabulous!

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  16. Oh my goodness...what brilliant photos of such a delightful, beautiful bird! Thanks for sharing, Bob!

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  17. Wonderful images Bob a beautiful bird to see..

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  18. It is beautiful in the black - white feathers and the first picture is great. Yours.

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  19. have never seen this one before, or heard of it. but it's very pretty and beautifully captured

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  20. Top notch photography stunning images.Hope to get close to a Smew one day.

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  21. I learn about new birds almost everyday on your blog. Excellent shot and interesting bird.

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  22. What a pretty face! Lovely images!

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  23. Que buenos primeros planos, y que nitidez.

    Saludos.

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  24. Beautiful shots of that stunning bird. Are they from Slimbridge?

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  25. Bob, these are just awesome!

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  26. Wow, absolutely stunning photos! Seems like a very cooperative fellow!!

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  27. Pretty Bird ! All the photos of him are wonderful.
    Thank you Bob and good morning !

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  28. Hi Bob...Your photos of the Smew are just awesome,,,what a gorgeous bird !!
    Great guitar to !!
    grace

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  29. Oh Bob...I thought I was following you a long time ago..well...I wasn't.

    These set of shots is superb. The first one caught me and I was taken by surprise. Suddenly there he was looking at me with those dark eyes...
    The details, the resolution...BOB, i have no words to talk about something PERFECT!

    Kiss
    BShell/Isabel

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  30. Hola Bob un primer plano fantastico con mucha difinicion.Un saludo

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  31. A beautiful bird and a cracking set of images Bob...[;o)

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  32. A balck eye! Do you think he had an argument with his wife? :))
    Rain?? what's new!!!:((

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  33. What a beautiful face - such clarity!

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  34. Aaa rainy days in Greece also..
    But your bird is beautiful..
    Hugs, my dear Bob!!!

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  35. And a brilliant looking Smew it is, I am thinking this is new for me...very nice face!

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  36. beautiful images of that beautiful bird!
    I would like to send you a sunshine,
    but I didn't find one !!

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  37. Hi Bob, Thanks for answering my question. I remember seeing these birds when I went to Slimbridge - really must make the effort to get up there again soon!

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  38. A lovely, close view of a very impressive bird!

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  39. Well, I have to say that this bird's beauty far outshines its name! What wonderful photos!

    I've never heard of a smew...is it native to Gloucestershire? I'll have to look it up.

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  40. This little fella is awesome with his black eye patch! Beautiful images Bob!

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  41. These are marvellous beauties Bob!! I love these excellent shots!

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