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Bob Bushell's Wildlife Photography

Bob Bushell's Wildlife Photography
There is a photo of a Dunnock. And the Robin by Dave Key on our Guest Photos. New! Bobs Wildlife Youtube Channel. Keep your eyes open for "The Springtime Chick Count".

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Wednesday, 7 December 2016

Mallard Duck male (Anas platyrhynchos)

He is standing on a piece of ice, didn't want to move, MAD.

Write and tell me if you  see  any Bohemian Waxwings, we have a new section. Please look at my website bobswildlife.co.uk. There is a photo of a Nuthatch, and a photo of  the Short-eared Owl in the 'Guest Photos '. I have started a new sightings page, please feel free to add your sightings.









36 comments:

  1. The bird is a really marvelous colors! They have a bad habit of laughing unkindly to us when we are on the river watching them. Greetings

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  2. Hi Bob. These photos are amazing. Beautiful colors. Greetings.

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  3. Nice shots Bob. Lovely lighting on the head in photo 2.

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  4. Hi Bob. I love mallards ducks. Awesome photos .

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  5. Standing on ice! I can't imagine. But, then, I don't have feet like that. ;-)

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  6. Hi Bob, again another set of super images, Mallard Drakes are such wonderfully coloured ducks with the green on the heads varying to the amount of sun. As for standing on ice, with my luck I would go through. All the best. Regards John

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  7. Such a beautiful bird. And oh, the colours. And the irridescence...

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    1. The word irridescence is lovely, thanks EC.

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  8. Bob, nice portrait of the Mallard! I like watching their antics on the ice! Especially landing!

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    1. Yes, they look nice when on the ice as well Robin.

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  9. My favorite duck:) Beautiful!

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  10. Hola Bob,magnificas fotos de este macho de Anade real sobre el rio helado.Un abrazo.

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  11. Even sleepy drakes like him look at their total best this time of the year.

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  12. With the cold, staying still is cautious. Duck's colors are very very beautiful !!!!
    Nice shots Bob

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  13. I love their green velvet heads

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  14. Gotta love Mallards... Many years ago we had a couple of pet ducks, domestic of course. However, their food and their little plastic pool attracted freeloading Mallards like crazy. This was fine since we got to learn basic duck language and behavior. Nice shots, as always, Bob.

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  15. Beautiful and clear as always.
    I do like that colour green.

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    1. The colour green is spreading everywhere, thanks Margaret.

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  16. Qué buena luz y qué bien la reflejan los anades.

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  17. BONSOIR BONSOIR tes photos sont fabuleuses tu sais merci pour ce partage
    tu fais de si belles photos bisous

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  18. Hello Bob,
    Wonderful series photos of Mallard
    Perfect photographed, my compliments.
    Best regards, Irma

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  19. Fantastic colours on a Mallard, you have shown him well.

    peter

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    1. Thanks Peter, it is good to live here!

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  20. Beautiful coloring on the plumage and great close-up detail.

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  21. He is just beautiful, Bob!
    And his colors are stunning.

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    1. Yes, I thought so Lisa, thanks for your comments.

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  22. The colouring of the mallards it's fabulous and these are wonderful photographs

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  23. Hi. Beautiful bird. In Finland, it is underrated.

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  24. He looks really cool standing there!!!
    Once again, you've provided us with stunning photo's - thank you

    All the best Jan

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