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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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Saturday, 31 January 2015

Common Shelduck (Tadorna tadorna)

Photographed from the South Lake Hide at Slimbridge WWT.
It is very common in Eurasia.







54 comments:

  1. Un bell'esemplare in questo specchio d'acqua. Sempre bravo caro Bob
    Un abbraccio!

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  2. Like the new header.
    That Slimbridge place is good but don't they have a person to shoo birds from the background? Oyster catchers and Black Headed gulls messing up the shot. I'd be well miffed.

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  3. De eend is heel mooi maar je header is super.

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  4. Beautiful images of the Shelduck.
    Beautiful colors and good light.
    Well done Bob.
    Have a happy weekend.

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  5. such a cool duck! and i like your new header shot!

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  6. The Shelduck is a beautiful duck, I love their colors.. Awesome series, Bob! Happy weekend!

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  7. Hi Bob,
    mir gefältt dein Header ausnehmend gut.
    Die Aufnahmen von der Brandgans sind wieder ganz besondere Klasse.
    Ein schönes Wochenende wünscht dir
    Irmi

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  8. Some beautiful ducks!Are they Wild or common in Your pounds?Never seen such ducks before..love the new header:))

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  9. Bob, stopping back to say thank you for linking up and sharing your post.. Have a happy weekend!

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  10. Che belle nitide queste foto! mi piace anche la nuova intestazione! complimenti, ciao e buon weekend! Cri : )

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  11. These ducks have an unusual projection at the base of their beaks. Thanks to your extraordinary images, I'm able to see this for the very first time. Thank you, Bob!

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    1. Ooooh, I helped someone, thanks Dawn.

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  12. lovely photos, shelducks are great birds!

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  13. A stunning new header too.
    Love that duck - but the first image looks remarkably like a generously covered woman's cleavage...

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  14. Hola Bob,magnificas y bellas fotos del Tarro blanco.Un abrazo y feliz domingo.

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  15. Bonita entrada y espectacular la fotografía de tu nueva cabecera.
    Un abrazo,

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  16. Lovely photos of this pretty duck.

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  17. Hi Bob Lovely looking duck and I see 2 today in North Donegal. Thought they would have been more. Have a lovely weekend.

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  18. These are fantastic images Bob you have out done yourself. The duck is gorgeous I wish we had them here.

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  19. A superb duck with lots of colours and captured well mate.

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  20. Crystal clear photographs. The bird is beautiful. Thank you for sharing.

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  21. Bob, an interesting duck! I love your new header! Waxwing is one of my favourites!

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    1. Cheers Robin, and you love my header, great.

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  22. Cute duck with red bow. Regards.

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  23. Wonderful photos ! And lovely duck ! For us, he is a "Tadorne" (Tadorne de Belon exactly)
    I wish you a nice sunday Bob

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  24. Beautiful coloring on that duck. I have never seen that species before. What a treat.

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  25. Fabulous images Bob! I'm rather envious of how close you can get with your lens and the incredible clarity.

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    1. Ah, its like this, aim, wait a bit, fire.

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  26. Good-looking duck! Beautiful colours!

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  27. Gorgeous shots Bob - header is very cute!
    Nice Sunday
    Crissi

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  28. Buena serie de fotos sobre este pato bello. la cabecera nueva sobresaliente.

    Saludos.

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    1. Thanks Jesús for the comment on my header.

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  29. Cracking Bob! I need to pay a visit to Slimbridge again soon...haven't been for a couple of years

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  30. The Shelduck is so preety duck!
    Wonderful photos Bob!!
    Great captures!
    Dimi...

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  31. This beautiful mountain ducks you see more and more in the Netherlands.
    A beautiful bird with a bright red beak. Beautiful series!

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  32. This beautiful mountain ducks you see more and more in the Netherlands.
    A beautiful bird with a bright red beak. Beautiful series!

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