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Wednesday, 14 August 2019

Jack Snipe - Lymnocryptes minimus

Photographed at Martin Smith Hide, Slimbridge WWT, Gloucestershire, GB.






30 comments:

  1. Hi Bob,
    Wonderful images of bird that at times seems to blend so well into the background its ni on impossible to see.
    All the best,
    John

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    1. Hi John, yes, it is a camouflaged so well.

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  2. Excellent one Bob....Not the easiest of birds to find let alone photograph

    Regards

    Pete.

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  3. Do I surmise correctly that this is a rarity in the UK?

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  4. What a great name! Good shots of this tiny one.

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  5. Absolutely wonderful, Bob! You were very lucky to be so near to one. Best wishes - - - Richard

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  6. Hi Bob,
    Good meeting and great pictures !
    I love it.

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  7. so small... is it a baby bird?
    Great shots

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  8. What a beauty - its camoflague is excellent too.

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  9. It looks like that Snipe has seen you photographing him Bob.

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  10. He appears to be keeping an eye on you... Great shots, as always.

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  11. Hello Bob, The Snipe is a great find! Awesome photos! Wishing you a happy day!

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  12. She was doing a pretty good job of hiding from you; but you hung in there, huh

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  13. More great shots and I like that music link (Scottish Settler).

    www.thepulpitandthepen.com

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  14. Hello Bob,
    Nice series of photos of this Lymnocryptes minimus.
    Best regards, Irma

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  15. Hola Bob,magnificas y buenas fotos de esta bella y escasa especie,al menos en mi zona hace muchos años que no se ve,todo un lujo poderla ver y encima fotografiar.Un saludo.

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  16. Very interesting and well done shots, Bob

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  17. Hi Bob! I want to see this bird sometime!

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  18. Muy buenas fotografías. Un beso.

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  19. Hi Bob,
    Magnificent! Sneaky Snipe!
    Great shots!

    Cheers, Maria

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  20. He seems well camouflaged … blends in nicely.
    Super photographs Bob.

    All the best Jan

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