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Saturday, 25 April 2020

Common Pochard - Aythya ferina

Photographed at Robbie Garnett hide, Slimbridge WWT, Gloucestershite, Britain.
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45 comments:

  1. Splendidi scatti nitidi e dai colori brillanti.
    Ciao Bob e buon weekend!

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  2. Sus ojos de colores llaman la atención
    Buen fin de semana. Cuídate Bob.
    Desde casa te mando este abrazo 🙅

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  3. Excellent photos Bob of this beautiful duck, greetings Caroline

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  4. Hola Bob,espectaculares y bellas fotos de este macho de Porrón común,Un saludo y feliz fin de semana.

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  5. aww...so beautiful...
    love its eyes

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  6. Hi Bob,
    Super set of images of this delightful Duck, such a beautiful eye,
    Keep safe,
    My best wishes,
    John

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  7. Beautifully sharp and beautiful in color.
    The Tafeleens is also a very nice duck.

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  8. Unas fotos impresionantes con todo detalle. Enhorabuena Bob, un abrazo desde el norte de España.

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  9. NOT common here - and very lovely.
    Thanks Bob.

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  10. It's beautiful.
    So many things closed down here too but that's ok it's done to keep us safe.

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  11. Beautiful pictures of this Aythya ferina.
    All perfectly photographed Bob, my compliments.
    Best regards Irma

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  12. red eyes, golden eyes Interesting. I've never seen these before.

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  13. Que tranquilo se le ve en esas aguas, Bob, bonitas fotos.

    Saludos.

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  14. Absolutely wonderful images, Bob, of this Red-listed species. Hang on to the knowledge that this virus situation will end one day and that you'll be able to go out and take your delightful photos again! Best wishes to you and the family - - - Richard

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    1. You know what Richard, I think that I've forgotten how to shoot a camera, ha ha.

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  15. Great details you managed to capture Bob. A lovely duck, great colours.
    Regards,
    Roos

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  16. Hello Bob, gorgeous captures of the duck! Take care and have a great day. Wishing you a great new week!

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  17. Wonderful duck.
    Stunning photos, they are all beautiful but I especially loved the 4th, it’s fantastic.

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  18. What a beauty. Superb photos.

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  19. Hi Bob,
    Fantastic close-ups!
    All perfectly captured!
    Warm Greetings,
    Maria

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  20. Haven't seen one of these beauties locally for a few years!

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  21. Hello Bob, just stopping back to say thank you for linking up. I hope your day is great!

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  22. Hi Bob.

    This Duck is beautifully photographed.

    Greetings from Patricia.

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  23. Beautiful colors and an excellent series photos.

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  24. lovely series of photos. You've captured the details of the plumage beautifully

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  25. Beautiful detailed photos Bob. Photos 4 and 5 are probably not Pochard though, possibly hybrid or Redhead maybe?

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    1. Sorry Marc, It was a Redhead, it was not to be, sorry.

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  26. Grandioso el detalle de ese ojo rojo y negro.
    Un abrazo y cuidaos

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  27. Bob, this is a lovely series of photographs.

    All the best Jan

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  28. Unas imágenes estupendas,,, un abrazo desde Murcia,,,,

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  29. Closed, but you have your memories! And so do we through your beautiful photos ... thank you for sharing them! We need all the joy we can get these days!

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  30. Stuning pictures of this amazing male.

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