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Saturday, 24 October 2020

And now...............Ruff [female] - Philomachus pugnax

 Photographed at the Rushy Hide, Slimbridge WWT, Gloucestershire, Britain.






















41 comments:

  1. Nine photographs equivalent to nine soul testimonials for a way of life that we all dream to live.
    Bob : a real master of real life.
    Thanks my friend. I feel better now.

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  2. Grades fotos. Ella buscaba comida.
    Buen fin de semana Bob. Cuídate.
    Un abrazo.

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  3. Hello Bob,

    Pretty captures of the Ruff. The details on it's feathers are lovely.
    Take care, enjoy your weekend!

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  4. What beautiful pictures!

    And beautiful birds, I love birds

    Greetings from the Netherlands,
    Hilly

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  5. What a dainty little beauty. Thanks for these portraits Bob.

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  6. Hello pretty one. Awesome photos.

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  7. Fotografias PERFECTAS!!!! cada una de ellas un pasaje y una secuencia deliciosas.. Te deseo un bellísimo fin de semana y éxitos con tus capturas!!!

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  8. Hi Bob, thank you for sharing your post. Your Ruff photos are great!
    Have a happy day and a great new week!

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  9. Your photos are always great and these are wonderful! Each feather is so detailed and amazing! Enjoy your weekend!

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  10. Ohh I love those water birds.Reminds me of childhood.Warm summers.Walking on the beach gathering things from the sea and see and hear this beauties❤Thanx for sharing😊

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  11. She is a beauty.
    I prefer Nana Mouskouri singing that song :)

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  12. Nice photos! And that's a great song!

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  13. I like this particular Both Sides Now with Joni. Did you know that both she and Judy Collins had polio as kids? I did a couple of on air interviews with Judy-- a remarkable lady. Love the pictures! The detail is fabulous!

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  14. Hello. Great photos.
    And, I love Joni Mitchell.
    Take care.

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  15. Hi Bob,
    Beautiful series of photos of this Ruff.
    All photos are perfectly sharp, so many details can be seen in the feathers.
    Have a nice Sunday and stay healthy.

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  16. Hola Bob,bonitas fotos de esta hembra de Combatiente.Un saludo y feliz domingo.

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  17. Buenos disparos, Bob, consigues buenas imágenes del Ruff. La musca acompaña muy bien.

    Saludos.

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  18. Hi Bob.

    Beautiful pictures Bob of this beautiful bird.

    Greetings from Patricia.

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  19. Wow! I love waterfowl!
    I admire your perfect pics!
    Take care of yourself dear friend!

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  20. Nice to see the Ruff and the female Teal behind it.

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  21. Lovely images, Bob, particularly that 5th one. Was good to hear that Callum managed to photograph a male in breeding plumage - I'm quite jealous!

    Stay safe - - - Richard

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  22. In harmony with the duck on the same beach.
    Great photos!
    Greeting

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  23. Hi Bob! :) Great photos, look at that detail on the feathers!!!

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  24. Wonderful intimate portraits.

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  25. Excellent series of picture... Well-done... Cheers

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  26. Mooi gefotografeerd Bob !!!
    Groetjes Tinie

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  27. Hi Bob,
    really beautiful to see.
    The ruff is really so beautifully photographed.
    The clarity and the details are really beautiful!
    Greetings, helma

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  28. Hi Bob,
    She is not as stylish as the male but you images are superb Very jealous of Callum and his male in breeding colors.
    You and yours stay safe,
    John

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  29. Se ve precioso, me gusta mucho. Besos.

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  30. Hi Bob,
    Wow, she is beautiful as well!
    Great images, well done!
    Regards, Maria

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  31. Bob - love the angle of these photos and how it brings out the delicate plumage of this gorgeous bird! Be well!

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  32. the female look brighter than male.....beautiful.
    Have a wonderful day

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  33. Good stuff to eat under that sand! She’s a beauty of a shore bird and how fun to catch all the action!

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  34. He doesn't mind hanging out with ducks!! Why can't we all be like that.

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  35. great photos ! always nice to see the birds so close !
    happy weekend Bob

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  36. So enjoyed seeing these beautiful photographs.
    Thank you Bob.

    All the best Jan

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