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Friday, 23 November 2018

Water Rail - Rallus aquaticus

Photographed at Willow Hide, Slimbridge WWT, Gloucestershire, GB.











31 comments:

  1. Awesome pictures! Have a nice weekend

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  2. Very beautiful bird. Well done Bob.

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  3. Hello Bob, beautiful series on the Water Rail. Great sighting. Have a happy Friday and a great weekend.

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  4. Very nice. Always a pleasure to see this bird.

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  5. Hola Bob,perfectas y magnificas fotos de este Rascón,una especie dificil de ver y de fotografiar,y tu lo has conseguido.Un saludo.

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  6. Hi Bob,
    Super set of images of the Water Rail, another very secretive bird that I have not seen much this year.
    I have previously seen them at Crake Hide at Rutland, this year I have heard them but only seen one briefly on the edge of the reeds.
    All the best, John

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  7. Absolutely amazing images, Bob! Fabulous luck + great photographic skills = RESULT!! I'm starting to get very jealous. ;-}

    My very best wishes to you for the weekend and the week ahead - - - Richard

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    1. Don't get jealous, anyone to can do it Richard.

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  8. Beautiful markings on that bird, and well captured.

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  9. Bob No not anyone can photograph a close up of a Water Rail like you. Brilliant images. Have a great weekend.

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  10. Hi Bob.

    Beautiful pictures of the Water Rail.
    Beautifully close.

    Groettie from Patricia.

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  11. They are beautiful aren't they Patricia.

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  12. OH OH OH !!!! BOB, you are the best ;-) Amazing pictures ! I love them very much.
    Well done.

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  13. My friend Bob,

    A look to your blog is enough to make the difference between reality and fantasy.
    Warmest greetings my friend.

    Yannis Politopoulos

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  14. beautiful birds ... and of course great shots

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  15. Hi Bob,
    Beautiful blue colors and beautiful red eyes ! Amazing bird.
    Great series of images, a pleasure to view this Post!
    Regards and Happy evening
    Maria

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  16. I love visiting because I usually see birds I've never seen before

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  17. Beautiful pictures of a very secretive bird

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  18. Bonito ave nos muestras hoy , Bob, con un plumaje muy atractivo.

    Saludos.

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  19. Hi, Bob! No ducks for me today? This bird is graceful but not as cute as my favorite ducks! Have a nice week!

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  20. HI Bob, thanks for linking up your Rail post. Great photos. Happy Monday, enjoy your day and new week!

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  21. That's beautiful Bob, beautiful pictures and details.

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  22. Stunning series of photographs of the Water Rail.

    All the best Jan

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  23. Esa primera foto, por su encuadre, es especialmente buena para mi gusto.
    Un abrazo,

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