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Bob Bushell's Wildlife Photography

Bob Bushell's Wildlife Photography
There is a photo of a Black-winged Stilt. And the Lesser Whistling Duck by Callum on our Guest Photos. New! Bobs Wildlife Youtube Channel. Keep your eyes open for "The Springtime Chick Count".

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Wednesday, 12 February 2014

Bewick's Swan [Cygnus columbianus]

I am stuck inside, it's raining, the wind doesn't stop, gusts upto 80 khp. Ah well, we have had them before now.



51 comments:

  1. Beautiful Bob. Wouldn't it be easier to have a budgerigar like normal folk. It's a bit big to be stuck inside.

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  2. You've done such a perfect job taking these photos, it looks as though you were right up next to them using macro! Pretty little thing!.

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  3. Sorry your stuck inside today Bob hope the rain and gusts let up soon.
    Most marvelous photos of the swans profile .
    Thank you for sharing Car Dillon with us too ~ lovely !

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  4. Lovely shots Bob, a nice Swan to see.
    Stay safe in the wind and rain...best keep the hatches well battened down!!...[;o)

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  5. Magnificent portraits of the Swan! I think I can count every water drop!

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  6. Beautiful pictures of the Little Swan, Bob.
    Really drops on the head, so sharp!

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  7. What a magnificent creature!
    These images are superb, Bob.

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  8. love the brown streaks on his head. :)

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  9. I really always enjoy your close-ups, Bob!
    Haha, you guessed right about feathers!
    It is a Mallard's close-up, the answer is on my blog today!!
    I am not that good at a quiz myself!! ;-)
    Let's hope we start seeing the end of the tunnel with these ongoing storms... You are much worse off than we are but wa hardly see the sun, :(
    Keep well!

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  10. Whoa! So much of beauty in the details.

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  11. Beautiful photos. I love the detail down to the raindrops.

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  12. I love the detail in this photo, down to the last raindrop.

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  13. Lovely set of shots Bob, can you put some shots up tomorrow of the sunshine. I seem to have forgotten what it looks like!

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    1. I shall put the sun on line, although there may not be any.

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  14. heeft hij van de pure chocolade gesnoept.?

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  15. Wunderbare Fotos von dem Zwergschwan. Ich wußte nicht, dass
    sie braune Streifen am Kopf haben.
    Einen schönen Mittwochabend wünscht dir
    Irmi

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  16. You take amazing photos! It's really windy where I am, too :) I'm following your blog ♥

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  17. A wonderful portrait, perfect! So many details to see, nice touch of colors.

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  18. you're holed in Bob - hope those winds don't go knocking the trees down after the flooding; not good. Better days ahead .... (lovely swan pics)

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  19. Beautiful portraits of the Swan Bob!!
    I like the raindrops on his head!Great close ups!
    Dimi...

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  20. Hola Bob bellos retratos de esta gran ave.Un fuerte abrazo

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  21. Cudowne portrety , nawet krople wody je mają :). Pozdrawiam.
    Wonderful portraits, even the water droplets have them :). Yours.

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  22. Lovely closeups of the swan, Bob!

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  23. Great close up as always Bob.
    From Hilda

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  24. Buena captura y muy nítida y con gotas de agua incluidas.

    Saludos.

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  25. Good pictures
    do u want more?????????

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    1. Yes, I always want more, like a swans face.

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  26. I love the super close-ups- it's like getting intimate with the bird's soul.

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  27. Wow. I am amazed. I like how you captured the water droplets on the swan.

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  28. Another image where I just think, 'Wow, I didn't know swans had such lovely beaks...!' Hope you have better weather today, Bob. I often get your weather a couple of days later if it makes it across the channel...

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  29. Amazing photos Bob!
    Nice day
    Crissi

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  30. Great share Bob and so sorry you are stuck inside. and we have been much of the past 3 weeks from ice and snow...ready for Spring, but then...rains ;)

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  31. On peut admirer tous les détails de cette tête de cygne prise en gros plan!

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  32. Sorry about the terrible weather. Gorgeous photos.

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  33. Oh Beauty ! Pretty Swan, (Cygne siffleur for us) with rain pearls...
    Nice evening Bob, under the rain, like here...

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  34. Excelentes esas gotas salpicadas sobre sus plumas y el agua resbalando por el pico. Un abrazo,

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  35. Great as you've put! Striking the beak of the wild swan on the plate

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