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Wednesday, 22 May 2019

Coot chick & Mother - Fulica atra

Photographed at the Stone Works, Cannop Ponds, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GB.








37 comments:

  1. Ah! I ;love seeing the chicks. I had a baby Robin Blackbird adn Sparrows in the garden today.

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  2. Hola Bob,lindas y tiernas fotos de esta Focha con su cria.Un saludo.

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  3. As the old saying goes, only a mother could love!

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  4. Hi Bob,
    Another super subject and super images, young Coot appear to be a fluff ball bouncing on top of the water,entertaining to watch.
    All the best, John

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    1. Thanks John, there were so many, everyone is top of it's list.

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  5. Hopefully the chick will grow to be as beautiful as its mother.

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  6. A nice series of photographs Bob, thanks.
    I like the music choice too.

    All the best Jan

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  7. beautiful head...
    thank you for sharing the video

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  8. Only its mother could love a chick looking like that, Bob! Great images, however. My very best wishes - - - Richard

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    1. But Richard I think it is beautiful, ha ha.

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  9. I Can't think of or find a coot joke, so here's a pun "what a cootie"

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  10. Oh Bob. I love them, what a cute juvenile !
    Lovelies images.

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  11. Imágenes con mucha ternura del pollito, Bob, buenos tiros.

    Saludos.

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  12. Hi Bob.

    Fantastic that little one.
    Beautiful pictures.

    Greeting from Patricia.

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  13. Oh, the unique appearance of this one bird ... there is one that has a white white beak and some are orange

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  14. Oh my, it will look handsome when it grows, I'm sure.

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  15. Hello Bob,
    A beautiful series of photos of these young coots.
    Everything perfectly photographed, my compliments.
    Best regards, Irma

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  16. Well there's something I've never seen before. I've seen zillions of coots, but never a coot chick. It wouldn't win a beauty contest, but like all babies, it's lovable! (Try and say "cook chick" without feeling silly)

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  17. Beautiful pics! Thanks for sharing Bob!

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  18. Simpáticas fotos del pollito que aún no tiene su plumaje completo.
    Un abrazo,

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  19. Natural & artistic photograpy. It's all about animal life.

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  20. I Loooove their vocalizations. Babies are so ugly it hurts, but the cute quotient is still there :)

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  21. Chick looks funny but same time pretty.

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  22. I like it! So cute!
    Regards,
    Maria

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  23. it changes the color when adult...beautiful

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  24. Hello Bob,
    ahhhhhh .... these young coots are nice of ugliness hihi .... Those little red heads are so endearing!

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