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Morning,

An Avocet today, an iconic bird for many conservationists and a fabulous looking bird for photographers. Here's what the RSPB have to say.

A distinctively-patterned black and white wader with a long up-curved beak. It is the emblem of the RSPB and symbolises the bird protection movement in the UK more than any other species. Its return in the 1940s and subsequent increase in numbers represents one of the most successful conservation and protection projects.

Cheers and many thanks for yesterdays v's & c's

Andy

Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Avocet
Username:Andysnapper Andysnapper
Uploaded:30 Apr 2013 - 6:25 AM
Tags:Avocet, Birds, General, Wildlife / nature
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anglingandyq
30 Apr 2013 - 6:26 AM

Super image Andy nice detail well captured

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
30 Apr 2013 - 6:30 AM

Excellent image with great detail Andy !!

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johnke
johnke  154 forum posts South Africa9 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2013 - 6:34 AM

Thanks for your info Andy. Captured and composed to perfection, outstanding detail in the white plumage...John

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2013 - 7:21 AM

I don't think I'd want to be on the end of that beak, lovely shot.

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M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
30 Apr 2013 - 7:49 AM

Well captured.

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2168 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2013 - 9:34 AM

A great capture, what a magnificent bird, thanks for the informationGrinGrin

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richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5241 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2013 - 10:39 AM

Nice Image!! I like it a lot!! ( was it Washington Yesterday?)

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 699 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2013 - 10:41 AM


Quote: Nice Image!! I like it a lot!! ( was it Washington Yesterday?)

No mate, Leighton Moss last Tuesday.

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marktc e2 Member 347 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
1 May 2013 - 8:49 PM

Great capture Andy

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