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Great Crested Grebe

By DicksPics
Today's upload was taken this morning in the grounds of Himley Hall in the West Midlands, once the home of the Earl of Dudley.

Many thanks for all votes and comments on my 'Private Playing Field' upload and, especially, to Mike(mike9005), Steve(Stephen_B) and Carol(canoncarol) for their wonderful awards.

I hope your weekend is going well - it's a beautiful sunny day here in the west Midlands.


Tags: Dudley Great crested grebe West midlands Wildlife and nature Himley Hall

Voters: RLF, bobpaige1, kojack and 89 more

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27 Feb 2021 2:33PM
Excellent captured great crested grebe and reflection Richard.
27 Feb 2021 2:34PM
Excellent Richard, great detail,
johnsd Plus
14 4 2 Scotland
27 Feb 2021 2:37PM
A beautiful capture Richard with very nice detail , colour and lovely reflection. Nicely done!
27 Feb 2021 2:38PM
A beauty Richard, great reflection too.SmileSmile
27 Feb 2021 2:47PM
Beautiful capture Richard.
27 Feb 2021 2:51PM
Superb shot Richard 😎
manicam 17 44 1 Canada
27 Feb 2021 2:52PM
Nice capture and beautiful reflection Richard


mac Plus
19 12 Scotland
27 Feb 2021 3:03PM
Super capture of this lovely bird, complete with nice ripples and reflections. It looks in a rush to get somewhere at full speed ahead.
27 Feb 2021 3:08PM
excellent, Richard
27 Feb 2021 3:32PM
Stunning capture of this beauty, with reflection as well, Richard.
27 Feb 2021 3:36PM
Excellent birding , Richard!
Silkkiuikku in Finnish!

27 Feb 2021 4:06PM
Superb image.
27 Feb 2021 4:09PM
Great capture lovely reflection.
pamelajean Plus
15 1.6k 2223 United Kingdom
27 Feb 2021 4:41PM
Very nice, Richard, love the queer-looking reflection, distorted by the ripples in the water.
27 Feb 2021 4:53PM
Great image & superb reflection, Richard
JuBarney Plus
10 33 5 United Kingdom
27 Feb 2021 6:11PM
Terrific capture
taggart Plus
16 47 14 United States
27 Feb 2021 6:22PM
So glad he has plenty of room to keep on swimming!
dimalexa 4 5 Greece
27 Feb 2021 6:34PM
Fantastic framing, reflections and color, Richard!
mistere Plus
7 6 4 England
27 Feb 2021 6:40PM
Excellent Richard. A stunning image.
27 Feb 2021 6:42PM
27 Feb 2021 6:49PM
Very well captured, excellent colour and detail.
davyskid 4 2 Scotland
27 Feb 2021 6:58PM
A cracking capture Richard, great reflection SmileSmileSmileSmile
27 Feb 2021 7:31PM
Excellent shot Richard!
27 Feb 2021 7:46PM
Motoring right a long from the look of the wake behind him.
27 Feb 2021 9:19PM
Beautiful image with that red eye. Debs
bliba Plus
15 2 Austria
27 Feb 2021 9:42PM
Lovely reflections
Philpot Plus
8 430 4 United Kingdom
27 Feb 2021 10:40PM
This image of the Grebe is just stunning Richard with pretty good sharpness but the reflection and the texture and ripples lift this shot to another level not to mention the authentic colour rendition. Instantly gave this a GE award when I saw it. KR Phil
27 Feb 2021 10:44PM
Excellent capture and reflections Richard..Lin
Daisymaye Plus
12 23 19 Canada
27 Feb 2021 11:20PM
An excellent capture Richard.
bricurtis Plus
15 2.5k 51 England
28 Feb 2021 12:09AM
Stunning clarity Richard- - a beautiful image.
28 Feb 2021 1:39AM
A truly beautiful capture Richard ....wonderful to view
cheers Walt
ColleenA Plus
8 483 7 Australia
28 Feb 2021 7:32AM
Stunning ...well deserved awards
28 Feb 2021 7:58AM
A wonderful strong reflection, Richard a super capture.

richmowil Plus
12 447 2 England
28 Feb 2021 10:03AM
A beautiful, detailed image Richard. Very nice indeed.
KingArthur 14 8 Malta
28 Feb 2021 10:27AM
Great shot Richard

Joe Smile
viscostatic 14 50 11 United Kingdom
28 Feb 2021 11:01AM
Excellent detail of this beautiful bird and nice patterns in the water too.

TrevBatWCC Plus
12 13 19 England
28 Feb 2021 11:55AM
A stunning shot, Richard, wonderful reflections of him on the water, and love the patterning on the water too 😃👍
Trev 😀
Lillian Plus
11 23 17 United Kingdom
28 Feb 2021 12:05PM
A special captured of one of my favourite birds
brilliant Richard!
sparrowhawk Plus
12 282 2 United Kingdom
28 Feb 2021 12:13PM
so gorgeous
phil87 13 United Kingdom
28 Feb 2021 1:07PM
Beautiful light and detail, the reflection in the water makes the image
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
28 Feb 2021 2:09PM
Beautiful subject and a great reflection...
Excellent capture Richard... Isabel GrinGrinGrinGrin
gconant Plus
10 31 1 United States
28 Feb 2021 2:10PM
A beautifully lit and captured image Richard !!

capto Plus
9 6.7k 25 United Kingdom
28 Feb 2021 3:25PM
A great shot, a winner.Smile
28 Feb 2021 4:05PM
This is beautiful, Richard....crisp and wonderful reflections.

28 Feb 2021 5:07PM
Itís all been said above, Richard, lovely to see this Great Crested Grebe taken so beautifully 👌

Dave 🙂
rhfoto 5 2
28 Feb 2021 5:18PM
Absolutely wonderful capture and presentation, Richard. Congrats. on the GEA too. Grin

Techno 12 6.1k 8 England
1 Mar 2021 9:27AM
Top work here Richard, great workout too, no mean feat lugging that piece of kit about, well done, I am impressed.....😮

dark_lord Plus
17 2.8k 775 England
1 Mar 2021 1:29PM
A fine capture Richard.

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