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Bob Bushell's Wildlife Photography

Bob Bushell's Wildlife Photography
There is a photo of a Lapwing. And the Common Teal by Callum on our Guest Photos.

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Thursday, 16 May 2013

Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus)

Female has brown feathers, and the males have black feathers. That is why it is called Black-winged Stilt, as nobody wanted to call it after the female, awe.






36 comments:

  1. The second shot is a real cracker Bob. Where is Mrs Stilt?

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  2. BOB BONSOIR ce regard ce bec magique
    et encore de très belles photos d'oiseaux
    UN oiseau que je trouve de plus en plus beau
    TU en as de la chance car ici avec cette pluie je ne vois absoluement pas d'oiseaux
    Bonne soirée

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  3. just beautiful! (the females always get ripped off...)

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  4. Awesome series, Bob. So close. Wow. Greetings, Joke

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  5. Aristocrat!

    Aloha, Bob :-)

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  6. Bob, excellent close ups! Those eyes are a little eerie!

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  7. How have you got so close, is it on a lead? Very nice shots indeed.

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  8. Wonderful photos, Bob. He sure is a beauty.

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  9. Hallo Bob, wunderschöne Fotos und gut beschrieben.
    Die Musik passt gut!
    Einen schönen Restabend wünscht dir
    Irmi

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  10. Coooooooooooolllllllllllllllllll Bob

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  11. great photos Bob was this local?


    peter

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    1. No Peter, it was at Newport.

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    2. Wow Bob!Wonderful photos!Amazing close ups!Great work!
      Dimi..

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  12. Wonderful images Bob... I had a pair nesting on my patch a couple of years ago.
    Unfortunately the chicks didn't survive.

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  13. Very pretty, great shots Bob!

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  14. I appreciate nature and the beautiful pictures.
    You are very good at it. hug

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  15. So beautiful!!!
    Wouaouhhh!!!

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  16. Bob good morning,
    I can not help but I have tears in my eyes of this beautiful bird firmly placed on such a wonderful way Tribute!
    This is truly the most beautiful bird I've seen in my life!
    a 10!! Right straight from my heart.
    grt,
    Annie
    http://anniezon.blogspot.nl/

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  17. Oh, well, I am honoured, thanks Annie.

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  18. A beautiful bird indeed, and a fantastic image:) A super close up!!

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  19. Since you had put it on the masthead, I wondered what the long beaked bird was. I liked the photo taken by your son that showed your set up. Impressive!

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  20. Always fantastic shots, Bob - beautiful bird!
    Nice weekend
    Crissi

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  21. Ah, the guest of honour as your blog header, super clear and gorgeous.

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  22. just fabulous, bob!
    perfect close-ups my friend!

    have a nice weekend~

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  23. Very crisp and sharp close-up; nice beak!

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  24. Fantastic close-ups!
    I wonder how you manage that!

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