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Saturday, 8 June 2019

Coot juvenile - Fulica atra

Photographed at the Stone Works, Cannop Ponds, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GB.



















29 comments:

  1. Glorious things, going about their lives, clad in beauty.

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  2. Young coots have comically large feet

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  3. Beautiful bird! We have many such birds in my region.

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  4. Amazing captures here Bob, a fantastic series of photographs.

    All the best Jan

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  5. We have Coots on our farm dam here in Australia but have never been able to photograph their young. Thoroughly enjoyed seeing your photos.

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  6. wonderful pair.... great shots...

    Have beautiful summer

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  7. Wow! What are these birds? So strange, are they geese?, No I guess not. They have such long legs... Kind of funny birds! Thanks for all these photos Bob! Have a nice Sunday!

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  8. They are lovely and growing up fast Bob. Have a wonderful week ahead.

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  9. All great pictures, but I really enjoy the one that makes the baby coot look like he has two heads!

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  10. Una buena serie de esta familia de gallinetas.
    Un abrazo,

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  11. Young ones often look so cute.

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  12. Cute coot chick, Bob! Just realised how difficult it is to say "cute coot chick" repeatedly. Delightful images. My very best wishes - - - Richard

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    1. Your 'cute coot chick' is quite hard to say Richard.

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  13. Coot chicks are so big. Superb photos.

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  14. Hola Bob,magnifias fotos de estos ejemplares jovenes de Focha.Un saludo.

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  15. OK, Bob, I realize you have limitations in your mobility, but how DO you get these low horizontal shots? It is almost as if we are visiting them.

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    1. I caught this one from a cars window Tabor.

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  16. Beautiful juvenile and the two firts pictures are so nice Bob :)

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  17. Lovely close ups Bob. Nice to see they have successfully bred.

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  18. Prachtig Bob hele mooie shots. en bedankt voor je belangstelling .Ja het gaat op dit moment niet zo ,even wat kalmer aan doen.

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  19. young ones are always cute

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  20. Amazing Bob shots. Beautiful series of photos.

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  21. Awesome!
    I like Coots and the young ones are cute!
    Regards,
    Maria

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