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Bob Bushell's Wildlife Photography

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Thursday, 3 April 2014

Avocet [Recurvirostra avosetta]

Oh poor Avocet, it has a broken beak.



43 comments:

  1. Oh! That is sad. Hope it is able catch food for itself.
    Great pics.

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  2. Oh, bummer. Let's hope it can still scoop up its food! Nice photos too!!

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  3. Gorgeous bird shots! Shame about the beak.

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  4. Bad luck for the Avocet,
    let's hope he has managed to work around it and keep himself fed.

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  5. Lovely photos Bob, it looks to be managing okay with it's damaged beak...[;o)

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    1. Well, it has been so good up to now, I think that it's will hang out Trevor.

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  6. Che carino e che strano becco! complimenti per le bellissime foto! ciao Cri : )

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  7. i'm assuming it can still eat, though! :)

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  8. So beautiful shots Bob!
    Nice evening
    Crissi

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  9. ha aldri sett en slik fugl, takk for visning Bob !

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  10. Oh dear, I hope that doesn't hamper it's survival!

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  11. Crackers Bob, the background showing them off well.

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  12. I am so sorry, and hope that it is a survivor.

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  13. Such a poor but still beautiful bird.
    And great music too Bob.
    Have a wonderful evening.

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  14. A big change in your blog and everything is green. You go nicely with the spring with Bob :-)
    Beautiful as you visualized. Avocet Nice close and brilliant detail.
    Greeting, Helma

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  15. Hola Bob,bellas imagenes de esta Avoceta.Un abrazo

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  16. In Poland, name of this bird is "szablodziób"- sword + bill ... and this should be called "krzywodziób" - a crooked bill :-)
    Great shots, Bob!
    Greetings

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  17. Oh poor Avocet!I hope its able to eat,what a shame.
    Great shots!
    Dimi...

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    1. Thanks Dimi, but don't panic, he/she has been a long time.

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  18. Bob, great shots! Hope the poor thing will grow a new one!

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  19. Hallo Bob,
    yes, poor sweet advocate, but it is now a star !
    have a good evening, ciao

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  20. A beautiful bird to see Bob... shame about the beak.

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    1. Yes, shame 'bout the beak, never mind, he/she seems quite alright.

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  21. Difficult to survive, I suppose. Sad...

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  22. Curioso el pico curvado de este ave. Un abrazo,

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    1. Yes, but it has one, thanks Miguel.

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  23. Pretty Avocet, it is a shame about the beak! I hope it can eat! Have a happy weekend!

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  24. I hope it can feed ok still; it looks fine otherwise; beautiful close-ups Bob; they're such a lovely wader

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  25. Ouch. His beak must give him a lot of pain. I hope he feels better soon.
    Nice shot though.

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  26. Goede morgen Bob !!
    De Kluut staat er weer top op zoals alle vogels die voor jou camera verschijnen !!!
    Fijne dag !
    gr,
    Annie

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  27. Wow, great beak and close-up!

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  28. Buenos acercamientos a esta Avoceta.Un abrazo

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