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Tuesday, 9 August 2016

Avocet [Recurvirostra avosetta]

Photographed at Slimbridge WWT, having a rest.

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33 comments:

  1. Hi Bob. Great images of the Avocet, what a super first shot with the bird sound asleep.
    Regards John

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    1. It is John, it was good to see one asleep.

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  2. Beautiful photos of a very elegant bird! I've only ever seen avocets once! (They don't visit Scotland very often!)

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  3. A classy bird Bob and some lovely photos too.

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  4. Instructive to see how you manage light, Bob. Jack Johnson - the local hero from the North Shore of Oahu! Very involved in schools and ecology

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    1. Hi Cloudia, I have been reading up about Jack Johnson, you were right, wow, great man.

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  5. Splendid pictures Bob, the lean angle of the photo is superb.

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  6. Hi, Bob! I'm still alive! Stellar photos! The avocet is one of my favorites!

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  7. Love that curved bill. Which would make so many things hard to do...

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  8. Bob, excellent capture! Very nice!

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  9. Hello Bob!:) A beautiful series of the lovely Avocet at rest, and so adorable asleep in your first shot.

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  10. A beautiful creature for every niche

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  11. Hello Bob, awesome shots of the Avocet. I like their cute curved bill. Have a happy day and week ahead!

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    1. Thanks, have a beautiful week ahead Eileen.

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  12. These birds are so magical it is often hard to believe they really exist. You took some splendid shots! x

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  13. Is this a captive bird or a wild bid that happened to make Slimbridge home for the summer?

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    1. No, it was a wild one, but I shot this in back of June, thanks David.

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  14. She is so elegant, black and white. The nose prettily up! I would like to see sometimes Avocet!

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  15. Parece descansar plácidamente al sol.
    Un abrazo,

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  16. Hola Bob,bellas fotos de esta Avoceta descansando sobre la hierba.Un abrazo.

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  17. Hi. Stunning photographs. I have not yet seen the avocet. I hope to see it yet.

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  18. Now that's what I call a beak!!! Great shots.

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  19. Hi. Avocet is a gorgeous bird. I really liked a lot of these photos.

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  20. Fantastic Avocet pictures Bob. More than a tad better than my own.

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  21. Brilliant photo's ... and sitting so comfortably!

    All the best Jan

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