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Bob Bushell's Wildlife Photography

Bob Bushell's Wildlife Photography
There is a photo of a Common Shelduck. And the Otter by Callum on our Guest Photos.

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Thursday, 29 May 2014

And then................................

there was the Mandarin Duck, male






44 comments:

  1. Magnificent photos, Bob - he's the most beautiful duck EVER!! So colorful and regal.

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  2. Words fail me Bob and believe me that doesn't happen often :) Brilliant images, how exquisite the markings, nature is a marvelous thing!

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    1. Oh dear, you're lost for words........................................lol.

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  3. such an incredibly showy fellow!! fabulous reflections!

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  4. There he is in all his glory! Fantastic shots, love those reflections!

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  5. too beautiful for words. Great captures

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  6. It never ceases to be beautiful!

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  7. I love this mandarin duck.
    Very well done, Bob
    Greetings Irma

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  8. Birds of art, and lovely shots too of the male Bob.

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  9. He's absolutely gorgeous, Bob!!

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  10. Always good to see.It is raining again then Bob.

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    1. Yes, we have been water logged, lol.

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  11. Wow. The male ducks are stunning. They have such vibrant feathers.

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  12. beautiful ! the finest duck ever !

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  13. Hola Bob,uno no se cansa nunca de ver esta belleza.Un abrazo

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  14. Lieber Bob,
    herrlich diese Farbenpracht. Einmalig schön.
    Einen schönen Abend wünscht Dir
    Irmi

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  15. The mandarin duck is my favorite Bob!!He's king of the birds!!
    Magnificent shots!!Wonderful photos!
    Dimi...

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  16. Beautiful subject and stunning portraits!

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  17. Bob, your photos are always so beautiful.

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  18. Very beautiful photos !

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  19. They are, without a doubt, the most beautiful of all!! Great images. Super music video.

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  20. Another set of outstanding photos. I love the different textures in the water...those in focus and those out of range.

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  21. What an absolute stunner. With your trademark beautifully captured plumage. Thank you.

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    1. Yes he is, an 'absolutey stunner' EC...................

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  22. The males must be one of the most striking water birds. I saw a small flock in Japan, but not nearly as close as this.

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    1. They are quite friendly, I think, normally they come closer with bread.

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  23. So beautiful. Those feathers never cease to amaze me.

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    1. Yes, nor me, the feather pattern is beautiful, thanks Lisa.

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  24. Spectacular creature. And exceedingly wonderful photos, Bob.

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    1. Oh yes, spectacular is the name for him, cheers Hilary.

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  25. Duck and delicate waves-amazing!

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  26. Wonderful duck !!! Wonderful portraits !!! I love it...

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  27. Irreal pattern! Irreal picture :-)

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  28. What a fantastic bird you have photographed here, Bob... can't stop looking at the amazing colors and pattern. I have never seen them, but I read that there are between 10-49 individuals here in Norway...
    Your photos on this blog are all very good,
    Have a nice week:)

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