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Bob Bushell's Wildlife Photography

Bob Bushell's Wildlife Photography
There is a photo of a Starling. 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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Thursday, 12 November 2015

European Starling [Sturnus vulgaris]

The dark days.



39 comments:

  1. Hello Bob, awesome closeups of the Starling. The details on the feathers are amazing. Happy Thursday, enjoy your day!

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  2. so many different flavors of Beautiful

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  3. only here I find the opportunity to see this bird so close !
    wonderful images Bob

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  4. i like his little foot gripping the feeder hanger / pole (i'm gonna assume that's a fence. :))

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  5. A bird that really needs the sun to show off those lovely colours. Fingers crossed for some sun soon.

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  6. Hi Bob,
    i`m back.!!
    Deine Fotos sind wieder grandios.
    Ein ganz tolles Gefieder.
    Einen schönen Tag wünscht dir
    Irmi

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  7. The Starlings love the fat and the coconut. Bob

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  8. Such lovely colors on this birds feathers. I'm with Theresa about the fence (?).

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  9. Great close-ups, Bob!
    Cheers,
    JR

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    1. It is beautiful, whatsoever the weather EC.

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  11. Bellas tomas Bob de este Estornino.Un abrazo

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  12. Not my favorite bird, but you make it beautiful! That's wonderful to have that kind of talent! I would have never thought I'd say a starling was beautiful. You made me rethink !

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  13. Hello Bob!
    Behold, they come here. But what delights me are your photos!
    Wonderful. The reality before our eyes!
    Thanks,
    Big hug

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    1. Thanks for everything you said, cheers Manuela.

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  14. Wow, exquisite detail and excellent photos!

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  15. I adore these star-clad ones!



    ALOHA, Friend
    ComfortSpiral

    (\__/)
    (='.'=)
    (")_('')

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  16. Your pics are always so full of details. Love seeing them!

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  17. Loved the Advocet below Bob, and hey hey just finished publishing the murmuration of European Starlings and here you show one up close. They are really beautiful birds, especially like the colours of juveniles~

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  18. Hello Bob!:) Superb closeup photos, showing all the detailed V feather pattern. Have a good weekend Bob!:)

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  19. Love that upside down shot---- Well done, Bob.

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  20. Nobody photographs a starling as beautifully as you do. Stunning.

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  21. Up close we can see how beautiful starlings have their plumage. Great photos!

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  22. Increíbles detalles de estos estorninos que, en algunos lugares, se están convirtiendo en una auténtica plaga.
    Un abrazo,

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  23. Hello Bob!:) Superb closeup photos,
    Gr,
    Annie

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  24. Pretty bird! It looks like it has tiny hearts on its feathers.

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  25. You captured this stunning, mysterious bird with great beauty!
    I saw a group of young starlings the other day chirping away - how adorable they are! and like they are speckled with a thousand stars

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