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Saturday, 8 February 2020

Bewick's Swan - Cygnus columbianus bewickii

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








37 comments:

  1. Excellent portraits of the delightful Bewick's Swan Bob.

    My Kind Regards

    Pete.

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  2. Wow!!What a special swan!!The colour of the beak!I had to google it --Just great The tundra swan :))))

    Now i have learned something new.Beautiful swan :)))

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    1. Anita, you have learned somehow new, glad to be the teacher, ha ha.

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  3. This is royalty on the water, Bob. On its worst day that swan looks better than I on my best day!

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  4. The preening shots in particular are excellent. Thanks Bob.

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  5. Hola Bob,unas bellas fotos de este Cisne.Un saludo y feliz domingo.

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  6. Hello Bob, wonderful captures of the swan. Enjoy your day , happy weekend!

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  7. Hi Bob,
    Wonderful images of the Bewick Swan, They make such a beautiful sound,
    All the best,
    John

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  8. Hi Bob, just wanted to stop back and say thanks for linking up and sharing your post. I always appreciate your visits and comments.
    Have a great Sunday!

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  9. Oh my gosh, I wish I could be that flexible! Great photos!

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  10. Oh they are just beautiful.
    Well done.

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  11. They are like white waves of vanilla pudding.

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  12. That are wonderful photos from this Birds!!!
    Greetings Elke

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  13. Graceful bird...nice clicks Bob

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  14. What beautiful pictures of this Bewick's Swan.
    Photo 3, 4 and 5 I really love.
    Best regards, Irma

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  15. Nicely photographed these wild swans Bob.
    Also nice how they are cleaning the feathers.
    Greetings Tinie

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  16. I like this swan ! Rare in my region.
    Superb images of cleaning Bob

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  17. Perfect portraits... and action shots too, as this lovely swan makes himself even more beautiful.

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  18. Such grace in a large bird, Bob, and beautifully captured in your images! I have not seen one for a long while. I hope you did not have any problems with the storm. Best wishes - take good care - - - Richard

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    1. I havewn't been out for the last two days Richard, it blown me over.

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  19. Si las fotos en que has plasmado los detalles de su cabeza son buenas, aquellas en las que lo muestras arreglando su plumaje son excelentes.
    Un abrazo,

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  20. This is great, very beautiful images.

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  21. Hi Bob!!! Excellent shots.. Happy week :-)))

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  22. Los cisnes siempre me han encantado. Besos.

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  23. Excelentes retratos del cisne cantor realzados por el fondo oscuro. Saludos Bob

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  24. Bob - my favorites are when the swan is preening. That's a lot of plumage to keep in good working order!

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  25. Beautiful images of the Bewick's Swan, Bob.
    I like the yellow color so well.
    Regards, Maria

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  26. Extraordinary photos.
    I especially loved the last one, it's gorgeous

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  27. I think swans like to be photographed. hehe Fabulous photos, absolutely fabulous. :)))

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  28. lovely close ups of the swan preening itself

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  29. Que talento ímpar.
    Aplausos.
    Para tão fascinante fotografar.
    Saudações.
    Megy Maia

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