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Bob Bushell's Wildlife Photography

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

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Thursday, 20 November 2014

The Southern Screamer (Chauna torquata)

It's a beautiful day, no clouds, sunshine all day. The problem is, I have to stay in, 'cause I am with plumber for next for 5 days, fixing my new shower room, toilet and a wash basin. I am over the moon.






49 comments:

  1. BOB BONJOUR
    qu'il est étrange merci pour cette découverte avec de si belles photos
    il est beau je trouve et il doit le savoir
    Mais tu en vois de si beaux canards je trouve
    tu dois sortir très souvent je pense
    bisous

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  2. Beautiful shots! Good luck with the plumbing.

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  3. what a cool bird! congratulations on the plumbing work! i hope it all goes well!

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  4. Hello Bob,
    I have never seen a bird like this one. Amaizng!
    A plumber, well....;) Courage!

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  5. Parece todo un señor con barbas, nuca vi un ave de estas características.

    Saludos.

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  6. Hello Bob.
    Beautiful series of this beautiful bird.
    Here all the week cloudy, and no sun.

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    1. We have two days running, sunshine, hooray.

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  7. Cusiosa ave con ese antifaz rojo en los ojos. Un abrazo,

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  8. Wow!!What a beautiful bird Bob!
    I have never seen before!
    Great captures!!Gorgeous pictures!
    Dimi...

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  9. It's nice to hear the weather is fine. Finally!

    And I bet you're itching to see the finished result of the bathroom! Exciting times :)

    Oh, and the The Southern Screamer is a fascinating bird. Especially its head!

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  10. Ma che strano uccello e che buffo, anche molto decorato…stupenda foto! ciao Cri : )

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  11. Aw, who shaved its neck. he he :))

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  12. What an interesting bird! I have never seen anything like it - very beautiful photos of it!!

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  13. Love the screamer. And am screaming with excitement that you are FINALLY getting your bathroom. Woo hoo - and happy dances.

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    1. Yes, yes, yes, I can stop being a dirty vagrant, and some people will start to talk to me.

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  14. Love this bird. Have never seen it. Stunning and comical and dramatic! Hopefully your plumbing charges will be small.

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  15. Hola Bob,bellas imagenes de esta rara ave.Un abrazo

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  16. Never heard of one, super little haircat though, Nice shots Bob.

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  17. Looks like he has a fancy bike helmet on.

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    1. I like your 'fancy bike helmet', it makes me laugh.

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  18. Really I adore this bird... The same haughty expression has that my teacher of Greek of secondary
    , But the bird is much more handsome :)
    I really love this bird ... has the same haughty my Greek professor of secondary
    But he is much more handsome bird

    Great catch, bob ...

    Hopefully soon you finish your home work :)
    Happy weekend

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    1. I am told it will be on Tuesday, lets hope.

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  19. This screamer seems to be coming from another world! Stunning.

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  20. Good luck with the plumbing. It's a wonderful name for a bird - and great to see it.

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  21. What a cool bird, I have never seen anything like it! Minus 17C here tonight and snowing!

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  22. Wow!Wwhat a bird!!Never seen such one!!Really extraordinary :)Hope Your plumming goes well

    Happy Weekend!

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    1. Yes, it is a screamer if you see one.

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  23. Amazing birds, I like the natural accessories it has got. :)

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  24. Fantastic shot. My favourite is number 3

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  25. Un oiseau que je ne connaissais pas ! tout à fait étonnant avec sa tête si particulière. Bon week end

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  26. Oh what delightfully wonderful birds, beautiful!!!
    I apologize for my tardiness, but Thursday and Friday seem to be my best blogging days.
    The husby uses the desktop only and I have use to laptop, but it is not so easy to work blogging from compared to the desktop~

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    1. You have to boot him out from the desktop, lol.

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  27. hva slags fugl er det, kjempe flott . har jeg aldri sett før.

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  28. Schitterend Bob mooie opnames lieve groetjes Danielle

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  29. Wonderful bird. Where do you go to take these pictures? I am sure they are not wandering through the Forest of Dean!

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    1. No, I pulled this is one of those many birds at Slimbridge WWT.

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  30. Patience with fontamero. Then you'll be glad of the convenience;))
    She looks very proud !!
    a hug.

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  31. Wonderful bird, a discovery for me :)
    Great shots, Bob!

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  32. What a beautiful bird this is, Bob.
    Very unique!

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