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Bob Bushell's Wildlife Photography

Bob Bushell's Wildlife Photography
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Saturday, 15 March 2014

Blackbird [Turdus merula]

Found everywhere in gardens and countryside and from coasts to hills, although not on the highest peaks.

Male

[nb. it was not  a grey picture, I don't know why?]

 Female



42 comments:

  1. Lieber Bob,
    bei uns sind die Amseln, bedingt duch einen Virus, leidr fast gänzlich
    verschwunden. Ich vermisse den herrlichen Gesang.
    Ein schönes Wochenende wünscht dir
    Irmi

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    1. Oh dear, that is a terrible thing, thanks Irmi.

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  2. Cracking images Bob, you've captured some fantastic feather detail...[;o)

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    1. I was nearly on it, was a good job Trevor.

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  3. U nas jest ich sporo na szczęście i bardzo je lubię. Zdjęcia pary kosów są śliczne. Pozdrawiam.
    Here is fortunately a lot of them and like them very much. Photos are beautiful pair of blackbirds. Yours.

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    1. I am glad that you can like them, cheers Giga.

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  4. i love your handsome blackbirds.

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  5. Perfect portraits! Your Blackbird looks like our Robin, only black. I like his yellow eye ring.

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  6. A couple of crackers Bob, the 2nd shot being a stunner with some lovely detail in.

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  7. Close encounters! They look so beautiful and I enjoy seeing the details.

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  8. I like the second;)
    good weekend.
    a hug.

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  9. I love black birds - beautiful picture!
    Have a nice weekend
    Crissi

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  10. Spot on again Bob...........great shots and such detail.


    peter

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  11. Detalles perfectos en la mirada y plumaje de estos tordos. Un abrazo,

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  12. These are terrific. EVery single feather in sharp focus!!

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    1. Thanks Tabor, nice of you to say so.

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  13. Oh look how clear their eyes are. Such sharp shots, Bob. Beautiful.

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    1. Oh, thank you Hilary, I really am pleased.

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  14. fantastic Bob; they looks so alert

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  15. Blachbirds are back Bob! I hear them, sing when it's dawns!
    Fantastic shots!Beautiful birds!!!
    Dimi...

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    1. Thank you very much, yes, they are back again, singing.

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  16. They are pretty bird, I love the beautiful male. Great shots!

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  17. I bet you were jumping 'quietly inside like a little boy' (LOL) when you saw them !

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  18. I just love the eye ring/beak color combination of these birds.
    These are superb images, Bob.

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  19. Catching up on your posts Bob. (I've had my granddaughter with me for a week.) You get such fantastic detail in your shots! Wow, my jaw drops when I visit your blog! I am always in awe.

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  20. Goede morgen Bob ,
    Ik heb weer genoten van een paar van je laatste blogs , zo mooi !!!!!
    gr,
    Annie

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  21. No matter how, male and female are always different.

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  22. Bob, just stopping back to say thank you for linking up to Saturday's Critters. Have a happy Sunday!

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  23. Perhaps the most underrated songster in all of the bird world!

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  24. Beautiful photos of Mr. and Mrs. blackbirds Bob


    Groetjes Tinie

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  25. Blackbirds seem to have such a watchful eye .
    Love the close ups Bob
    Hey ~ Otis :)

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  26. WOW!
    Impressive portraits of the Black birds, male and female!
    They might be common in gardens but I rarely get an opportunity to shoot pics of them!
    Brilliant!

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  27. Wonderful and fabulous photos!!! We love this species :-)
    Greetings from Poland/Michał and Piotr - bird ringers

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  28. Hola Bob magnificos retratos del Mirlo.Un fuerte abrazo

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  29. My goodness, great close-ups!

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  30. Wonderful images Bob. Have not heard from you following past couple of visits, hope you are doing well...happy week~

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  31. Ohhhh .... really beautiful this man and woman blackbird to see.
    Nice details and beautiful colors.

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