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Bob Bushell's Wildlife Photography

Bob Bushell's Wildlife Photography
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Sunday, 18 August 2013

Turnstone (Arenaria interpres) in breeding plumage

Smaller than a redshank, turnstones have a mottled appearance with brown or chestnut and black upperparts and brown and white or black and white head pattern, whilst their underparts are white and legs orange. They spend most of their time creeping and fluttering over rocks, picking out food from under stones.





39 comments:

  1. Nice bird and good photographed.

    Greetings, Joop

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  2. Nicely caught Bob, stands out easily when not around its favoured stones.

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  3. great captures!

    well done!:)

    hope you're having a nice sunday!

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  4. Same livery as my cat!

    Another worthy post, Bob


    Aloha

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  5. Gosh Bob this is a very special turnstone say whether these are summer dress?
    Truly breathtaking!
    grt,
    Annie
    http://anniezon.blogspot.nl/

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    1. I am glad that you liked them, cheers Annie.

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  6. so cute, and such a mix of colors and patterns.

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  7. These seemed harder to capture. Were they or is it just me? I love their name.

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  8. Great shots of the Turnstone, Bob!

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  9. Beautiful bird, nicely captured with your lens Bob.

    Groetjes Tinie

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  10. Estupenda serie, muy bien lograda. Un abrazo,

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  11. A beautiful and unusual bird. Beautiful plumage / Brita

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    1. Yes, he has brilliant plumage Brita.

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  12. What a cute little bird Bob!!!
    Lovely colors!!!Great captures!!
    Love the red legs!!
    Dimi...

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  13. Buena serie del bonito Vuelvepiedras.Un abrazo

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  14. geweldig mooi zo in dit mooie kleed.

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  15. Beautiful picture of the Turnstone.
    Beautiful in summer plumage.

    Greetings Irma

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  16. The name tells all! Great captures as always~
    Greetings from UK~

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  17. brilliant Bob and I really like the differing markings/colours

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  18. The turnstone looks amazing. It's plumage looks an effective camouflage.

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  19. More beautiful pictures! I've only seen a turnstone once or twice, but it's always a showstopper for me!! As are your beautiful photographs!

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  20. He is a beautiful ... great photos.

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  21. This busy little bird is always difficult to photograph, it never stays still! You did well Bob, a great set of images...[;o)

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    1. Difficult to photograph to take it, thanks T

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  22. He is definitely at his best!
    The females must go crazy for him! LOL!
    Cheerio, Bob!

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  23. I can't believe all the color this bird has.

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