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Monday, 30 July 2018

Common Shelduck in eclipse stage - Tadorna tadorna

Photographed at Rushy Hide, Slimbidge WWT, Gloucestershire, GB.









29 comments:

  1. It certainly looks very strange in that state of plumage, Bob. Excellent captures with fabulous detail! My very best wishes - - - Richard

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    1. Hi Richard, yes, but I am sure it is in eclipse state, I have looked in the internet.

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  2. Fabulous photographs of this duck Bob … but I liked the bubbles in the picture too!

    Hope you have a good week, thank goodness it's a little bit cooler at the moment in the UK.

    All the best Jan

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  3. Hi Bob,
    Stunning images! Beautifully with the water bubbles. The young common Shelduck is so funny in eclipse state;-)
    So different from the adults.
    Thanks for sharing.
    Best regards, Maria

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  4. Hola Bob,magnificas fotos de este joven Tarro blanco.Un saludo.

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  5. The whole Tadorna genus is made up of handsome species.

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  6. Bob, your photos are breathtaking, very beautiful.

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  7. Hello, I have always loved this Shelduck. Pretty photos. Enjoy your day and new week ahead!

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  8. Such an elegant creature. You catch the best moments, Bob. You have the magic eye.

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  9. Wonderful captures of a lovely bird (whatever his plumage).

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  10. Hi Bob.
    Fantastic post. Last le very nice !!!
    But I think that it's à juvenil Bob.
    Take you care.

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  11. Hello Bob,
    Nice pictures of this special duck.
    Well done.

    Greetings, Marco

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  12. I think I'm in an eclipse state these days---- Most enjoyable pictures, Bob!

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  13. Hi Bob.

    Beautiful pictures of the Duck in the water.
    Fun that emerging bubbles.

    Groettie from Patricia

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    1. Hi Patricia, it was the bubbles shown me as well.

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  14. Fantastic photos. Shelduck are amazing bird.

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  15. Great photos. Shelduck seems to like blowing bubbles.

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  16. The shelduck is beautiful even in eclipse (molting?) stage. In the comment above, Simon means that the duck looks like he is rinsing out his mouth and throat with a swallow of water (as people do when they have a sore throat for instance). Thanks so much for sharing these beautiful images!!!!

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  17. Hi Bob,
    Shelduck are such a beautiful bird, always such a shame to see them in eclipse.
    Super set of images.
    All the best, John

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    1. Hi John, you know, I think it's pretty even if they're in eclipse.

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