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Bob Bushell's Wildlife Photography

Bob Bushell's Wildlife Photography
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Monday, 4 March 2013

Mandarin Duck (Aix galericulata)

It was a glorious day, so glorious, I felt like it's a summer day. I went up to to Forest of Dean, which I hadn't visit so much. But, I found the thing that I'd been looking for, some Mandarin Ducks, scared off by an unruly dog, and they came into my sights. Naughty dog but, it was good for me.



49 comments:

  1. Wow! Bob these are stunning images... and of a really beautiful bird.

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  2. Indeed lucky you and those are the most lovely ducks. Right up there with the wood ducks.

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  3. their color and shape is always amazing. but your shots have such great clarity, too!

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  4. Wonderful captures of a really stunning duck Bob. I have never seen one locally at all. When I first saw one on a blog I honestly thought it was something someone had made with pieces of felt, they still look like that to me!

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  5. Absilutely breath taking!
    What a beauty and your pictures are stunning!
    Very well done, Bob!
    Cheers!

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  6. Stunning lighting on them. Now if i was a Duck, thats my choice.

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  7. We had the same weather, Bob. It was beautiful!

    I can imagine you at the lovely Forest of Dean. Wonderful image of a Mandarin Duck!

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  8. Unas grandes imágenes para mis ojos y para todos tus seguidores
    Un gran saludo de un AMIGO y seguidor tulló

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  9. Excelentes fotografias de bela Ave....
    Cumprimentos

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  10. O wat is hij mooi,je hebt hem er ook fantastisch opstaan.

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  11. Lieber Bob,
    diese Fotos sehen naus wie Gemälde.
    Wunderschön.
    Einen schönen Abend wünscht Dir
    Irmi

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  12. Bob, excellent shots! Such pretty ducks!

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  13. Bonitas capturas Bob.Un abrazo

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  14. Beautiful. I love the last reflection shot.

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  15. What an incredible bird and what an incredible shot!

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  16. The Bob did good today. Get yourself a dog to round them up.

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  17. Nawet piesek nie przeszkodził Ci zrobić piekne zdjęcia ślicznym kaczko. Pozdrawiam cieplutko.
    Even the dog will not prevent you to make beautiful photos of cute kaczko. Regards warm.

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  18. Naughty owners of those dogs.

    But your images are beautiful Bob!

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  19. Fantastic Bob!
    Nice week
    Crissi

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  20. oh Bob,my lovely mandarin ducks!!!!!
    Great these shots-))

    I will tell you,about your comments,that you are very smart-))))

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  21. Beautiful colors...the are awesome..

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  22. Yes Bob , there is a lot of them up on the ponds now, and these photos are very good.


    peter

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  23. what a treat; those ducks are super amazing Bob

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  24. Exellent shots Bob! Such pretty ducks!Have a lovele evening!
    Dimi..

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  25. Gorgeous birds Bob, and excellent photography.

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  26. What a beauty. Parts of them almost look hairy rather than feathery.

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  27. All of your Mandarin Ducks are awesome!

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  28. Glad to hear you had a nice day, Bob...wow, the details on these photos are awesome! Great job!

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  29. Adoro esse patinho colorido. Não temos por aqui. É lindo!
    Belas fotos, como sempre.

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  30. Holy Canolli!! Such crisp color...such beautiful images!!

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  31. That naughty dog ​​was lucky that allowed us to enjoy some unique shots.

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  32. Beautiful pictures of the mandarin duck have you photographed Bob.
    The second one is my favorite.
    Greetings Irma

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  33. Beautiful Bob!

    Have a nice day!

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  34. A strikingly beautiful duck and always a pleasure to photograph Cracking images Bob, as always...[;o)

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  35. Amazing sharpness and colour in your photos!:)

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  36. My dream would be to take a photo like this.

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  37. So many colors It looks beautiful.

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  38. The mandarin duck is so colorful & incredibly beautiful ! And they do have slinky eyes like the Chinese :)

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  39. Those are just beautiful ducks (I'd love to see one in real) and your pictures are stunning. I'd visit your blog every day, by the way, just for a look at your header shot, which is amazing! I almost expect him to fly right off my screen!

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  40. So striking .. Good captures Bob .. Greetings ..

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  41. I am so glad you had this wonderful sunny day! It presented us with more of your beautiful photos! :-)

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  42. Very beautiful colorful duck Bob and and fine photographed. I photographed him too a few weeks ago.

    Best regards,
    Ad

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