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Great crested grebe

By Mike_Young
Morning all,
Many thanks for the visits , comments and not forgetting the lovely awards for my last upload, all most appreciated.

Spent a very pleasant day in the sun at our local lakes with Lillian watching the Grebes, they played at game of catch me if you can, five birds, two pairs and an odd one kept us on our toes. Often coming together and head waggling but only at the end of the day did they actually mate. Sadly no display of the offering nest material routine.
The lead bird is pictured having a stretch after an intense preening session, versions show some head waggling.

Hope you enjoy these as much as I did taking them, thanks for looking

Tags: Water Lake Bird Pair Great crested grebe Wildlife and nature pair bonding

Voters: jimbob133, Rock, viscostatic and 50 more

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viscostatic 13 45 5 United Kingdom
26 Feb 2019 8:16AM
Beautiful light and excellent images.


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26 Feb 2019 8:39AM
Stunning images. Well captured.
BioBio 2 Scotland
26 Feb 2019 8:43AM
Ted447 Plus
6 216 1 United Kingdom
26 Feb 2019 8:56AM
Super set especially the lead image. Ted. GrinGrin
tonyng 9 11 3 United Kingdom
26 Feb 2019 8:56AM
Lucky you to have caught this moment.
26 Feb 2019 8:58AM
Gorgeous series.
Lillian Plus
10 23 17 United Kingdom
26 Feb 2019 9:18AM
Yes, a lovely day in the sunshine, with so many
different opportunities for these 5 Grebes... leading
us a merry dance too! All outstanding images Mike
look forward to seeing the mating...platform ones!
Award for the collection as all as good as each other
cannot wait to process mine now!
Excellent set
bricurtis Plus
14 2.3k 50 England
26 Feb 2019 12:16PM
Superb set Mike -great lead - but all have beautiful light and detail.
JuBarney Plus
8 33 4 United Kingdom
26 Feb 2019 12:43PM
A beautiful set and hard to choose a fav.
Fefe Plus
7 33 31 United Kingdom
26 Feb 2019 3:14PM
I gave it a gem and I hadn't even seen the versions!
Terrific set!
A marvellous set of images Mike, I love the way he is making up to her...wonderful. Pam
26 Feb 2019 7:33PM
Superb set Mike. Cathy
26 Feb 2019 9:02PM
Superb set of captures of these beauties, Mike.
taggart Plus
15 47 13 United States
26 Feb 2019 9:49PM
A great set--- all images telling parts of the story!
gill_f Plus
15 121 England
26 Feb 2019 10:05PM
Lovely set of images.
barrywebb Plus
13 44 7 United Kingdom
26 Feb 2019 10:15PM
Superb set of images once again. Top work!
sparrowhawk Plus
10 277 2 United Kingdom
27 Feb 2019 11:27AM
stunning set of my favourite grebes love this display too ! a real glory to witness
terryxc 7 7 England
27 Feb 2019 12:23PM
An outstanding set Mike, superbly captured...

fotobee Plus
6 4 3 South Africa
27 Feb 2019 2:17PM
A magic photo indeed !! Regards Martin
27 Feb 2019 10:46PM
Super set Mike, I missed these photos

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