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Bob Bushell's Wildlife Photography

Bob Bushell's Wildlife Photography
There is a photo of a Common Shelduck. And the Wood Sandpiper by John Truman on our Guest Photos.

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Saturday, 28 February 2015

Stock Dove (Columba oenas)








56 comments:

  1. Pretty colors on your stock dove, Bob! Great captures.

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    1. I caught 5 of them, and there could be more. Unlike their species, they don't go into the town, they preferred it in the woods.

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  2. Oh, just look at the eye glint -Super good shots, Bob!!

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  3. lovely photos, the stock dove is such a beautiful bird and so easy to overlook, imagining it's a feral pigeon

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  4. Pigeons for do not glad, but yours is beautiful.

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  5. Lovely photos of the dove. The soft grey colours are very pretty.

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  6. Love, love LOVE the owl post below this one...
    And these doves are absolutely gorgeous. And your photos show just how alert they are.

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  7. we have a lot of mourning dove here, not as colorful, but I love to watch them scratch about in the leaves.

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  8. As always your pictures are excellent !
    This bird is beautiful !
    Have a happy weekend !

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  9. Hola Bob,perfectas tomas de esta bella columbiforme-Un abrazo y feliz domingo

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  10. Beautiful dove shots Bob. It has very interesting shine on its neck.

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    1. A mark on their neck, it is the way that you can see them.

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  11. Bob, beautiful! I love it's iridescent neck feathers!

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    1. The neck feathers are the most, thanks Robin.

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  12. Would you believe it Bob. I was looking for images of the Stock Dove just this morning and failed to find one amongst my many contacts, a difficult bird to find photographically, now we have five excellent choices from you here....Ahhhh well!

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  13. I know, I've probably told you before, but doves are my very favorite birds, and this one is a true beauty, Bob.
    These images are just breathtaking!
    You have a wonderful weekend, my friend.

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  14. Beautiful serie!
    My post at: https://hanshb.wordpress.com/

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  15. You've captured the iridescence beautifully.

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  16. I love their sweet vacant expressions. Lovely captures, Bob.

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  17. So beautiful in the wild

    ALOHA from Honolulu
    ComfortSpiral
    =^..^=

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  18. This was the perfect model for you - beautifully photographed!
    Have a great week Bob, ha, ha, just a good one would be okay too, but if it turns out to be great, even better! :-)

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  19. Hello Bob! Never has a dove looked so beautiful!:)
    Cheers.

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  20. A great set of images Bob, well captured...[;o)

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  21. j'en vois de moins en moins dans ma ville

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  22. Not the ordinary pigeon here!
    They use to be common but not so anymore, how sad.
    These close-ups allow to see the details of its characteristics.
    Brilliant shots here Bob!
    Enjoy your day :)

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  23. Beautiful images of the Dove.
    I wish you a good Sunday Bob.

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    1. And you, have a beautiful Sunday Irma.

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  24. You caught the dove in her best dress!

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    1. She wears her best dress, cheers Thérèse.

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  25. That disco dance glitter is working for him/her.

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  26. hij staat er op zijn paasbest op.

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  27. Prettier than a Mourning Dove! We get a lot of those.

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    1. They are pretty, aren't they Susie.

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  28. i like the neck iridescence! beautiful shots of the peaceful dove!!

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  29. Lovely bird and nice colours Bob!!
    Excellent shots!
    Dimi...

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  30. Fascinating pictures of this bird with brilliant colors!

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  31. Look beautiful iridescent feathers on the neck. Regards.

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    1. Yes, he/she wears it very well Giga.

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  32. such a lovely bird and beautiful images of it.

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