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Bob Bushell's Wildlife Photography

Bob Bushell's Wildlife Photography
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Monday, 20 May 2013

Chiffchaff [Phylloscopus collybita]

A small olive-brown warbler which actively flits through trees and shrubs, with a distinctive tail-wagging movement. Less bright than the similar willow warbler and readily distinguished by its song, from where it gets its name. Picks insects from trees and also flies out to snap them up in flight. (RSPB).





37 comments:

  1. what a cutie. i like its subtle color.

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  2. What an interesting name for such a lovely little bird. Your images are lovely and I'd bet they are hard to catch sitting still.

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  3. Lovely shots of this equally lovely iconic spring bird Bob.

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  4. je hebt hem heel mooi,hij zit raar ook zo rustig.

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  5. Bob, very pretty! Nice captures!

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  6. Bob, these are very beautiful pictures, great job.

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  7. Un magnifico reportaje y buen montaje
    Un gran saludo de un amigo

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  8. Well captured Bob, not the normal setting that we're used to seeing a Chiffchaff in!...[;o)

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    1. No, it isn't a strange place Trevor.

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  9. Buenas capturas del Mosquitero comun.Un abrazo

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  10. Abiti in un luogo bellissimo dove hai la possibilità di fotografare qualunque tipo di uccelli. Sei veramente bravissimo.
    Un abbraccio caro Bob

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  11. Ten ptaszek jest uroczy i słodki. Pozdrawiam.
    This bird is charming and sweet. Yours.

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  12. Cheers Giga, you're so kind.

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  13. Oh it is so tiny! How much does it weigh - 10 grams maybe?
    Such wonderful photos Bob! :-)

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  14. Wonderful shots Bob!!Great job!!What a preety little bird!
    Dimi..

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  15. Beautiful image, colors and brightness.

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  16. Bob, your Chiffchaff is a pretty bird. Beautiful photos!

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  17. Lieber Bob,
    wieder ein wunderschönes Vögelchen.
    Tolle Fotos.
    Einen guten Start in die verkürzte Woche wünscht
    Irmi

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  18. not always easy to capture those little birds that jump about so quickly; a lovely chiff-chaff, never heard of them before

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  19. Fabulous and exciting outlook, and I thank
    all the images. I love your work. hug

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  20. I really like the reflection in the second shot....a rare sight to see one on reeds.

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  21. Beautiful captures, Bob. Not a bird that many bother with, but it's a real delight to see these and to hear them as a harbinger of spring.

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  22. Beautiful Bob... Love it close to the water like this... Well done mate..

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  23. Great sho, love the whole composition. Looks like he is befinately keeping a keen eye looking for bugs nearwater, like the mosquitoes.

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  24. Great environmental shots of the habits of this bird!

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