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barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
27 Feb 2014 1:44PM
how wonderful for you
thought they were larger

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27 Feb 2014 2:03PM
Beautiful captures of this special bird!
CarolG Plus
11 199 20 Greece
27 Feb 2014 2:14PM
Two superb captures, Annette, what a great sighting Smile Carol
27 Feb 2014 2:37PM
both excellent V2 by a beak is the winner for me Annette

gary_d 9 576 13 Wales
27 Feb 2014 2:47PM
Not many get the chance to get a shot of one of these little beauties, beautifully captured too. - gary
LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
27 Feb 2014 3:04PM
Wow, lucky you and well done for capturing these wonderful shots.
27 Feb 2014 3:11PM
Great images.
ukgubbi 6 5 India
27 Feb 2014 3:15PM
Really very colorful and strong beak. Great shot.
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
27 Feb 2014 3:18PM
brilliant colours annette wonderful comp and details a real beauty nice one Wink
Mollycat Plus
4 11 2 United Kingdom
27 Feb 2014 3:25PM
Incredible pictures of these beautiful coloured birds Annette.
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taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
27 Feb 2014 3:38PM
Now this is a very colorful bird, one could take a bath in that huge beak, you take care!
27 Feb 2014 4:01PM
Wonderful pictures - well done!
Maiwand 10 3 73 England
27 Feb 2014 4:02PM
Two lovely shots Annette-- and you are quite right-- what a beak.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Irishkate Plus
7 41 111 United Kingdom
27 Feb 2014 4:42PM
You are getting your money's worth on this holiday with all the rare sights you're seeing.
What amazing colours and yesterday's Malachite butterfly is etched in my brain.
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NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
27 Feb 2014 4:44PM
What amazing colours Annette. Two very well observed and composed captures.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
ColleenA Plus
5 348 5 Australia
27 Feb 2014 5:10PM
Superb images, what a stunning bird.....
JuBarney 6 26 3 United Kingdom
27 Feb 2014 6:43PM
Two super shots;
I'm so glad you saw some as I really love them.
8 10 10 England
27 Feb 2014 7:27PM
Aren't they amazing - Cheers.
27 Feb 2014 8:24PM
stunning shots
fotobee Plus
4 4 3 South Africa
28 Feb 2014 7:59AM
Outstanding shot! Definitely prefer v2. Regards Martin
Joline Plus
11 28 53 United States
28 Feb 2014 12:43PM
How lucky to have spotted this....great shots of this lovely bird.
Mike_Smith Plus
10 430 1 United Kingdom
28 Feb 2014 4:10PM
Two cracking shots Annette, i also have never seen one before
Glostopcat 11 255 2 England
2 Mar 2014 2:50PM

Quote:How wonderful for you
thought they were larger

These were obviously taken from some distance, just look at the exif data Barbara!Wink Two excellent images of this bird taken in its natural habitat. Lucky you getting to see them in the wild, most of us only see them in zoos, bird parks and on old Guinness signs!Wink

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