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Tuesday, 24 October 2017

Ruff [juvenile] - Philomachus pugnax

Photographed at Rushy Hide, Slimbridge WWT, Gloucestershire, UK.

Please look at my website bobswildlife.co.ukThere is a photo of a Common Tealand  the Rabbit by Callum in  the 'Guest photographer'










38 comments:

  1. Absolutely wonderful pictures! This bird is lovely;-)

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  2. You show the feather patterns SO beautifully, Bob!

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  3. WOW, I wish I had feathers like this on my butt! :-)

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  4. Hi Bob. Awesome bird. Great photos. Greetings.

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  5. Hi Bob. Beautiful bird. You photos are always so good.

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  6. Hello, great sighting and photos of the Ruff. Lucky you, I would love to see one up close. Enjoy your day!

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    1. Thanks Eileen, yes, I was very pleased with that one.

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  7. Buena serie de este limícola mientras busca su comida en el barro de la orilla.
    Un abrazo,

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    1. Thank you Miguel, that is very kind of you.

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  8. Hi Bob,
    Wonderful set of images of the Ruff, they have such a stunning feather pattern.
    All the best, John

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    1. Hi John, they are stunning birds, forever changing their colours.

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  9. Hola Bob,magnificas y bonitas fotos de estos Combatientes.Un saludo.

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  10. Hello Bob,
    I take him and put him in my marsh. It's the same juvenil. Beautiful pictures Bob. Bravo.

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  11. Such a dainty little bird. Beautiful - and thank you.

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  12. Do we ever have ruffs with thir actual ruffs in the UK

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  13. Very nice pictures of a species I never see here but was able to enjoy in Slovenia earlier this month.

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    1. Hi David, you must of a great time in Slovenia, lovely place for birdwatching, so I'm told.

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  14. Oh Bob, what a beautiful looking bird. I love the feather patterns, they are beautiful.

    All the best Jan

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  15. Hi Bob,
    Lovely feathers and beautiful pose.
    Great shots.
    Warm Greetings, Maria

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  16. Hi Bob

    Beautiful this bird
    You make him look beautiful.

    Groettie from Patricia.

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    1. Hi Patricia, it is the bird that needs praise.

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  17. Busy I was looking for his food, Bob. Cute pics !!
    Buen miércoles . Un abrazo

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  18. Beautiful bird and your photos Bob are very nice.

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  19. Those are beautiful images of the Ruff, Bob. I dream of one day seeing a male Ruff in full breeding plumage! Best wishes - - Richard

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  20. Nice series of images .. Very well done .. greetings ..

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  21. The pictures are really gorgeous!
    Have a nice evening!
    Gil Zetbase

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  22. Simply gorgeous photos Bob! I'm having equipment envy...

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  23. Buenas capturas, Bob, con una nitidez en el ave extraordinaria y donde se puede apreciar la belleza de su plumaje.

    Saludos.

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  24. Fantastic photographs, Bob!
    I just love those really long legs. :-)

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    1. Hi Lisa, I love the spindley legs, and even the beak, fabulous.

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