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Bob Bushell's Wildlife Photography

Bob Bushell's Wildlife Photography
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Friday, 12 December 2014

Shoveler 'female' (Anas clypeata)

Lovely bird to see, dipping its bill in the water to get small insects and plant matter sifted from the water.





35 comments:

  1. I've never seen this bird. She is beautiful and looks great in the water !
    Have a happy weekend !

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  2. Just as well you told me what it is Bob. I'd have passed it by thinking Mallard. I bet I've seen hundreds of these Shovellers.

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  3. Your photos are absolutely fantastic Bob.

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  4. always great pictures from you Bob !

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  5. Cracking shots Bob in great light by the looks of it.

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  6. Tastes good forage for food !!
    a hug.

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  7. There's nothing more I can add that hasn't already been said!

    Hope the weather stays good so that you can take some more pics. I do enjoy them :)

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    1. They say that the weather will remain sunny until Sunday Wendy. Thanks for asking.

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  8. Hola Bob,excelentes imagenes de esta hembra de pato cuchara.Un abrazo

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  9. They do have such interesting bills. Very nice light. I hope you keep the sunshine too.

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  10. So happy to see the female up front, she is beautiful. Great shots, Bob!

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  11. The (spot)light was on her and she posed beautifully for you, a lovely set of images Bob...[;o)

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    1. Thank you Trevor for being courteous.

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  12. These are great photos of the shoveler.
    The female is perfect.
    A very good weekend Bob.

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    1. I'm glad you enjoyed them, have a wonderful weekend Irma.

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  13. What a lovely bird Bob!!
    She is beautiful!!
    Great captures!
    Dimi...

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  14. wow, great captures of the beaks!

    that water is like freezing cold.

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  15. The female is so cute.. Nice pictures Bob. Congrats..

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  16. Preciosas imágenes del cuchara hembra.
    Mis saludos Bob.

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  17. what a photograph, I love ducks:-)

    greets :-)

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