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Bob Bushell's Wildlife Photography

Bob Bushell's Wildlife Photography
There is a photo of a Dunnock. And the Robin by Dave Key on our Guest Photos. New! Bobs Wildlife Youtube Channel. Keep your eyes open for "The Springtime Chick Count".

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Thursday, 25 July 2013

Redshank (Tringa totanus)

As its name suggests, redshanks' most distinctive features are their bright orange-red legs. They have a medium-length bill with an orange base to match, brown speckled back and wings and paler belly. (RSPB)
This one was taken in poor conditions.







34 comments:

  1. That last shot is super crisp to my eye. Are they migratory?

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  2. he must have some long legs

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  3. Beautiful series of pictures, Bob.
    Despite the poor conditions, you have made beautiful pictures of the redshank.

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  4. The dark water contrasts well with the birds plumage showing it off nicely.

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  5. Stunning shots. It is a beautiful bird.

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  6. prachtig hoe hij zo tot zijn recht komt.

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  7. HI Bob Great shots of the Redshank. You know Bob, I have not seen a Redshank here for ages. Margaret

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    1. That's a pity, these were taken on my Shetland Isles trip, I have loads of them.

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  8. Ooooooh God
    ...........really nice!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  9. Cracking images Bob, #3 is the one...[;o)

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  10. Excellent, Bob. I have never seen him so close. Well done. Greetings, Joke

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    1. It wasn't great, it was 500mm x1.4 lens that done it.

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  11. Beautiful pictures of the redshank Bob!
    Very preety bird!!Exellent shots!!!!
    Dimi...

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  12. Wirklich wundervolle Fotos.
    Sehr professionell.
    Einen erholsamen Restabend wünscht Dir
    Irmi

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    1. Oh, thanks very much, and have a lovely evening.

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  13. Beautiful bird!and you have got really a ood camera too:))))

    i love to watch this blog:))

    Please.When you got the time.Could you come over to my pinupblog and see what ever kind of baby bird i met today??
    Now i have to have some tea and biscuits .Stay well and happy evening!

    Greeting s from Anita

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  14. What a shots of the Redshank.Great work Bob..

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  15. I prefer the latter Bob.
    Today we are very sad in Spain, much pain.
    a kiss.

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  16. Your Redshank is pretty, I love those orange/red legs. Great shots!

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  17. Ptak jest śliczny ze swoimi pomarańczowymi nogami. Zdjecia cudowne. Pozdrawiam.
    The bird is beautiful with its orange legs. Photos wonderful. Yours.

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    1. It's nice to be heard, thanks Giga.

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  18. I love all the exotic birds you "shoot"!

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  19. Beautiful!
    We got some rain this morning!! Lovely but we need more, its so dry....
    Have a nice weekend!

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    1. No, a slattering of rain, and at during the night, is what we need.

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  20. Interesting photo session. Super.

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  21. Beautiful pictures Bob, though I find them a little on the dark side ;-))
    Groetjes Tinie

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  22. Brilliant series again!
    Wish I could one of those too!
    No sunshine that day!!
    Cheers, Bob, enjoy your weekend!

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  23. I like the ripples in the water.

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