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Bob Bushell's Wildlife Photography

Bob Bushell's Wildlife Photography
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Monday, 24 June 2013

Puffin (Fratercula arctica)

Late tonight. Back at the Isles of Shetland.




66 comments:

  1. Really amazing captures Bob, I like it so much!

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  2. oh, fabulous little guy! just love their eye and beak!

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  3. Lieber Bob, tolle Fotos von dem Papageientaucher.
    Da warst du ganz nahe dran.
    Wieder ein toller Song.
    Liebe Grüße schickt dir
    Irmi

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  4. BOB BONSOIR
    en vol qu'il est beau et les oiseaux sont sublimes en vol
    j'adore tes photos et ces couleurs que je ne vois pas ici
    je vois plutôt des hérons
    Passe une belle soirée et encore bravo

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  5. Oh, My goodness, Bob, those are the very best photographs I've ever see of a puffin!! Your pictures usually blow me away, but now you've really raised the bar! Well done!

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  6. Niesamowity ptak i ma cudowny kolorowy dziób. Pozdrawiam.
    Amazing bird and has a wonderful colored beak. Yours.

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    1. Their beak stole my heart of it Giga.

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  7. Amazing photos of this colourful character. He looks stunning amongst the flowers:)

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  8. Awesome shots Bob, what a bird. Thats on my most wanted Reculver list. Great lighting and detail.

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  9. Amazing pictures Bob!!!
    Very preety bird!!!!
    Magnificent shots as always!!!
    Dimi...

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    1. That is the only bird I wanted so much, lovely Puffin.

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  10. Beautiful captures! The puffin reminded me of Happy Feet 2.

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  11. Wonderful images of the Puffin Bob... everyone's favourite bird.
    I get to see them on Anglesey but only on the cliffs from a distance.
    Many thanks for sharing your close ups.

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  12. WOW!!! These are stunningly beautiful photos Bob, really, really lovely. What attractive birds they are and with the flowers too the photos are just perfect. I have been fascinated by Puffins ever since I read an Enid Blyton book as a child which had Puffins on the cover :-)

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    1. I was about 5 feet from them, they don't mind me being there. I remember the Enid Blyton books.

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  13. Oh to see one some day. How blessed you were to be this close to these darling chaps. I think that Puffins are absolutely irresistible...great share!

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    1. Come over to Britain and I will show you where.

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  14. Amazing images !! Bravo ! :)

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  15. Puffins are so spectacular to look at . Amazingly beautiful shots Bob.

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    1. They are so spectacular, aren't they.

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  16. Really beautiful picturews Bob with all these colours, the puffin and the environment. I AM JEALOUS ;-).

    Regards,
    Marianne

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    1. Don't be jealous, you can do it as well.

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  17. These are incredible, Bob! The Puffin such an interesting looking species! I love to see of them!

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  18. Have always loved these wonderful faces, Bob.
    As usual you show me more than I EVER saw before. you have a true talent.



    ALOHA from Honolulu
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  19. a different bird...

    first time seeing it

    thanks

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  20. Bob you've got to believe but this bird is all my life the biggest favorite of mine,
    On the TV I have seen that there is a man with a large butterfly net caught them and then immediately turned around their necks and then I so mean I found it out shouting and now you have laid them down with so much love in the picture THANKS THERE FOR and a big kiss!!
    Thanks for your comment!
    grt,
    Annie
    http://anniezon.blogspot.nl/

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  21. Ma che bello !!! Hai la fortuna che non se ne scappano:) Il becco è variopinto di una tonalità intensa...
    Ciao caro Bob.

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  22. Lindo!!! Que cores maravilhosas! Belo registro!

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  23. those photographs are impeccable. I LOVE the puffins and having those little clover-like wildflowers to carpet underfoot; it looks like a theatrical setting! Five stars Bob!

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  24. Such a lovely bird, Bob. I envy you that you can see him in the wild. I only know that bird from the zoo. Great series again. Greetings, Joke

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    1. I believe that the Puffin should not be kept in a zoo, it is cruel Joke.

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  25. dear Bob, this is magic !
    it's really pretty ! ciao

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  26. Great photos of the puffin, Bob.
    I find this a beautiful species, only see in a zoo here.
    Kind regards, Irma

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    1. Thanks Irma, yes the Puffin is my favourite.

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  27. Brilliant series Bob. Very detailed and sharped about this lovely and colourful birds.
    Thanks for sharing and would be nice to see it in live.
    Have a great day.

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  28. O wat een beauty een ppegaaiduiker en van zo dichtbij,wat een kleuren geweldig.

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    1. They were about a meter away from, they have no fear.

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  29. Bonitas capturas de los preciosos Frailecillos.Un abrazo

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  30. Un ave muy hermosa y has sabido captarla en todo su esplendor. Un abrazo,

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  31. I like the patterns on the beak.

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  32. Beautiful bird got here Bob, very nice photographed.

    Gr. Tinie

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  33. Bella y simpática, Bob, con ese pico tan coloreado. Buena captura la ultima congelando las alas abiertas.

    Saludos.

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  34. Lunde fugl heter den her, de er så vakkert !!! super bilder.

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  35. My goodness Bob!
    That is something else!
    WOW!!! The very bird I have wished to photograph for so long!!
    FANTASTIC PICS, really!
    The beak is extraordinary and his eyes make him look like a toy! LOL!
    Cheers and have a great evening!

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  36. I love puffins. I was really upset when I learned that in Iceland, they eat them!

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    1. It's like the Japanese and they eat Whales, intolerable.

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  37. Ola Um encanto o pássaro e as fotos. Meus cumprimentos.SU

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  38. Awesome shots of the Puffins, Bob! They are so darn cute!

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  39. this one is really gorgeous!
    love the pictures

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  40. These are stunning images Bob... wonderful birds to see.

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  41. Hola Bob imagenes muy bonitas del Frailecillo.Un abrazo

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  42. Fantastic bird and great pictures of good technical quality.

    Ottar

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  43. Hi Bob .. Someday I would love to photograph this species .. They are truly beautiful .. Beautiful photos .. greetings.

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  44. Muy buenas, sobre todo la primera. La ultima es una pena que se corte la cola en el encuadre. Un saludo

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  45. Wonderful photos, great job Bob.

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  46. In Germany we call them "Papageientaucher", literally you may translate their German name into "parrot diver".
    Great shots! I like them!

    Uwe.

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  47. Bob; what an awesome bird! What colours!

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  48. WOW!!!!!! En dröm att få fotografera!!

    Så vacker fågel och så fint fotograferat!

    Ha det gott Bob!!!

    Steffe from Sweden

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