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Bob Bushell's Wildlife Photography

Bob Bushell's Wildlife Photography
There is a photo of a Red-legged Partridge. And the Smew by David Key on our Guest Photos. New! Bobs Wildlife Youtube Channel. Keep your eyes open for "The Springtime Chick Count".

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Friday, 14 November 2014

Shoveler [Anas clypeata]

Nearly the winter plumage.




39 comments:

  1. Always a lovely duck to see and photograph. The 2nd shot is superb. Have a lovely weekend.

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  2. Merci BOB qu'il est beau et ces photos très belles encore et encore
    bonne soirée

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  3. Brilliant shots Bob, super detail in the second one...[;o)

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  4. I don't know which is neater...they eyes...or that crazy beak

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  5. And I'd imagine it could shovel a lot of things up in that beak too!

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  6. Hola Bob,extaordinarias tomas de este bonito macho de Pato cuchara.Un abrazo

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  7. What a beautiful and colorful duck,Bob!
    Excellent shots!I like the 2nd picture!!
    Great photography!!
    Dimi...

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  8. Excellent images Bob and looking just like the one on my local patch pond.

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  9. More of a dribbler in the first shot... And oh, how I would love to look that good even when dribbling.
    Another beautiful bird - thanks Bob.

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    1. Oh EC, I am sure that you looked very nice when dribbling, lol.

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  10. What a HONKER, Bob! You really show these fowl.

    ALOHA from Honolulu
    ComfortSpiral
    =^..^= . <3 . >< } } (°>

    "Let silence take you to the core of life." ~Rumi

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  11. Shovelers are interesting duck, and males in breeding plumage are very attractive. I really like that first shot.

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  12. this duck ha beautiful feathers ! great shots again and again
    happy weekend Bob

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  13. Bob, wonderful images! Aren't they just wonderful animals, with that great huge bill! I often wonder how they manage to hold their heads up!

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  14. Some beautiful colours on this little sweetie.

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  15. Exellent picture Bob, happy weekend :-)

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  16. Impressionante la nitidezza di queste foto! Stupende foto Bob! ciao Cri : ) e buon week-end!

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  17. Such perfect captures!
    I like the timing you have to capture the moments.

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  18. Lovely winter suit and very good reflexes, Bob.
    Good weekend.
    A hug.

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  19. Wonderfull and the reflect n water, greeting from Belgium

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  20. Bonito pato, especialmente en la primera fotografía.
    Un abrazo,

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  21. Not long before they look fully dapper.

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  22. Amazing close ups. I wish I had taken those pictures!

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