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Monday, 26 August 2013

Redshank (Tringa totanus)

Redshanks breed in damp places like saltmarshes, flood meadows and around lakes, but during winter you'll see lots more of them on estuaries and coastal lagoons – as many as half of these birds may be from Iceland. The greatest concentrations of breeding birds are in parts of Scotland and north-west England. (RSPB)


45 comments:

  1. A lovely shorebird Bob, one I will dream about seeing.

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  2. Superb Redshank close up Bob!

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  3. The Redshank has lovely markings. Great close-up Bob!

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  4. Wow - a lovely shot!

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  5. oh wat is dit mooi.

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    1. That is a nice thing to say about my picture! Thanks.

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  6. Nice shot Bob..... good work again.

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  7. Amazing photo of the Redshank ..

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  8. close-up and sharpness.. Well done Bob..

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  9. Beutiful of the Red Stilk as we call it:))

    Thanx for sharing:))Iam wild about this little birds:))

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  10. Great close up Bob... another favourite bird of mine.

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  11. Wow, you are a great photographer, Bob. Excellent picture with that drop on its beak. Greetings, Joke

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    1. Ooh, with the comment like that, you will make me a little big headed, thanks Joke.

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  12. Nie bałeś się, że Cię dziobnie robiąc mu z tak bliska zdjęcie :)
    Were not you afraid that you are doing pecks him up close picture :)

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    1. Only a bit worried, best to get the whole picture Giga.

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  13. Hola Bob magnifico acercamiento.Un abrazo

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  14. Great close up of the Redshank

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  15. Bob, what a wonderful close up! Very pretty!

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  16. Great close up Bob!!!!Beautiful bird!!!
    Exellent shot!!!
    Dimi...

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  17. Terrific close-up of a very beautiful bird!

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  18. Lieber Bob,
    ein herrliches Portrait. Gut getroffen.
    Einen schönen Abend wünscht dir
    Irmi

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  19. Wow, Bob! I waiting for this bird to jump in my lap. Great photo!

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  20. A true Master Portrait!!!!!



    ALOHA, Bob
    from Honolulu
    Comfort Spiral
    =^..^=

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  21. Wow, wow great close-up wonderful
    grt,
    Annie
    http://anniezon.blogspot.nl/

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  22. Beautiful portrait of the redshank, Bob.
    Greetings Irma

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  23. Beautiful picture like always Bob...

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  24. Great image Bob! BTW, read a great article yesterday in the Adubon Magazine. Puffin decoys being used to restore colonies...really a nice read and I thought of you~

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  25. C'est merveilleux, quelle photo!!
    Je reviendrai vous voir
    Maia

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  26. HI Bob Love the bubble drop at the side of his beak. great shot

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