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Tuesday, 7 May 2019

Lapwing - Vanellus vanellus

Photographed at the River Wye, Beachley, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershite, GB.











32 comments:

  1. Love these birds. Your photos Bob have captured the subtle beautiful colours on this species. A job well done.

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  2. Love that crest.
    And feel for it, grubbing for food in the mud.

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  3. One of the birds I most look forward to seeing when I visit Europe. The word "handsome" is barely adequate to describe it.

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    1. You'll bet, the Lapwing is at the now breeding, hopeful that you see some places David.

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  4. Wonderful portraits of the Lapwing!

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  5. Beautiful photos of the lapwing Bob, well done. Greetings Caroline

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  6. David is right--- truly a handsome bird.

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  7. Hi Bob.

    Beautiful pictures of the Kievit.

    Greeting from Patricia.

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  8. I have heard the name and now I have a photo to go with it. Amazing little fellow. Looks like someone strutting on Broadway.

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  9. “The reason birds can fly and we can't is simply because they have perfect faith, for to have faith is to have wings.”
    ― J.M. Barrie, The Little White Bird
    My best regards!

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  10. I like these birds very much! They are so beautiful.

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  11. awesome bird...
    thank you for sharing video...

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  12. A super set of images, Bob, in which you have beautifully captured the wonderful irridescence in the wings. Take good care. My very best wishes - - - Richard

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  13. Hello Bob, wonderful photos of the Lapwing. I would love to see this bird in the wild. Enjoy your day and week ahead!

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  14. Amazing pictures Bob! There are a lot of them right here now;-)

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  15. Hola Bob,magnificasl y bellas fotos de este bonito ejemplar de Avefria.Un saludo.

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  16. Hi Bob,
    And what a set of images of the Lapwing, that wonderful colouration to the wings captured to perfection.
    All the best, John

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    1. Thanks John, I am in love with Lapwing, beautiful colouring.

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  17. Awesome bird. The bird colors shine in the sun.

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  18. Extraordinaria serie fotográfica de la Vanellus vanellus, me han encantado. Enhorabuena Bob, un abrazo desde España.

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  19. Superbe set of images Bob ! Nice bird.

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  20. Llegando a Lima y en vías de normalizar mi vida, me encuentro con gran serie sobre un ave tan bella como el avefría. Pronto estaré en condiciones de ponerme al día con todo lo que me he perdido en esta desconexión.
    Un abrazo,

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  21. Bella avefría, Bob, bonitas tomas.

    Saludos.

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  22. I love that bird. Colors are beautiful.

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  23. A very nice series of photographs of the lapwing, love the colours in its wing.

    All the best Jan

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  24. Love the Lapwings colouring - great photos

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  25. Hi Bob,
    Beautiful shots of this glossy Lapwing!!!!
    Love it.
    Regards, Maria

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