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Monday, 7 October 2019

Jack Snipe - Lymnocryptes minimus

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

I was a long way off.








27 comments:

  1. A funny looking bird. Your photos are great.

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  2. Even if you took pictures from a distance, the photos are very nice.

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  3. What amazing camouflage. I am not certain I would have even seen it - and am glad you did.

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  4. Great shots of a super bird, Bob. I love the colours in your images. With my very best wishes. Take good care - - - Richard

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  5. Cracking shots Bob. Nice to get one out in the open.

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  6. You did well to capture these shots, Bob.

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  7. Pero está precioso. Besos.

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  8. Hello Bob, great find on the Snipe! They are a hard bird to find, they blend in well. Great photos. Enjoy your day, wishing you a happy new week.

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  9. I always see this bird runs into bushes...

    Great shots

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  10. Is his formal name John Snipe?

    Good shots

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  11. Hello Bob,
    Beautiful series of photos of this Lymnocryptes minimus.
    All photos are beautiful, my compliments.
    Best regards, Irma

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    1. It was a long way for me to get a decent shot in, so it was cut a bit, thanks Irma.

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  12. Hi Bob,
    Very good image, it's fantastic, wonderful meeting. You can very happy.

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  13. Hi Bob,
    Hi Bob,
    I also like pictures taken from a distance, so we can see the natural habitat of the bird !
    Great (little ) bird! Usually you do not see these birds. Or until they fly ;-)
    Lucky you! Well done!
    Regards, Maria

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  14. Hola Bob,buenas y magnificas tomas de esta Agachadiza chica,un especie dificil de ver y de fotografiar.Un saludo.

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  15. Great shots of this bird Bob, it blends in so well doesn't it!

    All the best Jan

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  16. Se camuflaba bien, y lo encontrastes.
    Buen miércoles Bob.
    Un abrazo.

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  17. Bob - lovely to see the preening in action.

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  18. Bien capturado pese a estar camuflado entre la hierba.
    Un abrazo,

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