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Bob Bushell's Wildlife Photography

Bob Bushell's Wildlife Photography
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Sunday, 9 February 2014

Curlew [Numenius arquata]

Taken last year on the Isle of Sheltand.



44 comments:

  1. I've never seen so original bird. It is gorgeous !
    Greetings

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  2. These are super photos of Curlew.
    Compliments Bob.

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  3. Crackers Bob, very nice indeed.

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  4. Wow ! Un courlis (french name) he is so pretty ! Wonderful photos Bob, thank you and nice end of sunday, sweet new week

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  5. Lieber Bob,
    wunderschöne Vögel - und wieder toll aufgenommen.
    Danke für die Musik.
    Einen schönen Sonntagabend wünscht dir
    Irmi

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  6. Awesome! These are so gorgeous against an uncluttered background. NICELY DONE!!

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  7. Don't they just look like there names!!?

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  8. Now this is a wonderful bird and more approachable when it is worried about you squashing it's eggs.

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  9. To me this a fantastic catch!
    I guess you mus not see often either!
    Fabulous pictures Bob!

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  10. Cool bird and great shots, Bob!

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  11. Hola Bob unas imagenes de lujo del Zarapito.Un fuerte abrazo

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  12. Such a stunning capture - and such an improbable looking beak.

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  13. I really like this bird Bob!!Great shots!Gorgeous pictures!
    Dimi...

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    1. Yes, it is wonderful bird, with its bill Dimi.

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  14. fabulous photo to start with Bob; really emphasises that wonderful long bill? or is it a 'beak'?? I kind of think ducks have bills and birds have beaks, but waders??

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    1. Ha ha, I don't know which it is Carole.

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  15. Tego ślicznego ptaka oglądałam tylko na zdjęciach, nigdy w naturze. Pozdrawiam.
    This lovely bird watching only the pictures, never in nature. Yours.

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  16. Great shots Bob.. Well done.. Cheers!!!..

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  17. What a beautiful bird this is, Bob!
    That beak is amazing.
    I wonder..is it an insect eater?

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    1. It eats Worms, shellfish and shrimps. Thanks Lisa.

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  18. A big wonder how you have done these so beautifully againa and again as I tried some birding using my m34 on the 600mm end lately with not much success.

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  19. Bird looks very beautiful with it's long beak...

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  20. Have never seen this bird before, what a stunning looking bird with it's beautiful patterned feathers, and long curved beak. Great find Bob!:)

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    1. Thank you, it has a loooooooong beak, lol.

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  21. Preciosa fotogrfía del zarapito con un fondo bien desenfocado para que no reste protagonismo al ave. Un abrazo,

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  22. Splendid pictures of a splendid bird - I miss their voice on the moors. (oh well!)

    Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

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  23. j'aime bien son long bec comme des aiguilles

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  24. Two beatiful photos Bob.

    Groetjes Tinie

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