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Monday, 14 January 2019

Avocet - Recurvirostra avosetta

Back in 2018, still ill I'm afraid. 

Photographed from the Rushy Hide, Slimbridge WWT, Gloucestershire, GB.








37 comments:

  1. It's beautiful Bob, very beautiful series of photos.

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  2. Hola Bob,buenas y magnificas tomas de esta gracil Avoceta.Un saludo.

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  3. I love your photos and went back to see the owl pics too. I'm sorry you are still so sick. Winter colds are hard to shake! (PS do you think I'll see an owl this year? I sure hope so!)

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  4. I am so sorry you are still ill. And love your dainty avocet and her? curved bill.

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    1. I feel a little bit better today, but the coughing is still there, thanks EC for caring.

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  5. The bent beak is up to the additional decoration of this bird. Health!

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  6. Excellent! What more can I say!

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  7. Wow! I have never seem this exotic bird before. What a beauty. Not very well camouflaged though.

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  8. Get better soon! That's an order! Dr. David

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  9. I'm sorry to hear you're still ill, Bob. Thank you for keeping us entertained by dipping into your magic bag for some images from last year. The Avocet is delightful - I have not seen one for a long while! Take very good care and get well soon - - - Richard

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  10. Cute, Bob. Good definition of black and white. I wish you a good year friend.
    I wish you good night.
    Un abrazo.

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  11. Bob - that long beak sure comes in handy for preening! Hope you feel better soon!

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  12. A wonderful bird to see Bob and these are lovely images

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  13. Hi Bob.

    Beautiful pictures of this bird.
    Super!

    Groettie from Patricia

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  14. perfect combination colors of bird...
    have a great day

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  15. Un ave interesante, especialmente por su pico curvado.
    Un abrazo,

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  16. strange-looking, but beautiful creatures

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  17. Hi Bob,
    Hope the cold is subsiding and you will soon be back on top form.
    Avocet are such a beautiful bird that unfortunately I have not seen for a long time.
    Wonderful set of images.
    All the best, John

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    1. Hi John
      Yes it is subsiding a little bit, thanks.

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  18. Such a nice collection of photographs of the Avocet.
    Sending lots of get well wishes to you,

    All the best Jan

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  19. Hi Bob,
    Beautiful series of Photos, Lovely and elegant bird!
    Regards,
    Maria

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  20. Beautiful and interesting bird. Superb photos.

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  21. Hello Bob, beautiful photos of the Stilt. It is one of my favorite birds. So sorry I am late commenting. I am just back from my trip away and catching up. Thank you for linking up and sharing your post. Enjoy your day and week ahead. I also appreciate your visit and comment.

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    1. I am glad you had a holiday, we also missed your contribution on our blog Eileen.

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  22. Very interesting bird. You can also see it in Poland.

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  23. Really beautiful pictures of this avocet.
    It makes me sad that you are still so sick :-(
    Get well soon.

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