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25 Dec 2012 11:03AM
Love him..............great title..............GrinGrin:

Seasons Greetings and here's to a Happy 2013...............GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

Thank you for your support during 2012..........much appreciated...........SmileSmileSmile


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johnjo58 6 2 5 United Kingdom
25 Dec 2012 11:25AM
Great photo Ronnie, set off beautifully against the sea' top work
tonyng Plus
6 8 2 United Kingdom
25 Dec 2012 11:31AM
Great capture. Superb details.
A Merry Christmas and a Happy and Prosperous New Year to you and yours and many thanks for your support in the last year.
saeidNL 6 3 Netherlands
25 Dec 2012 11:33AM
Excellent and lovely capture,happy christmas ,
25 Dec 2012 11:35AM
Nice image

franken Plus
14 4.0k 4 Wales
25 Dec 2012 11:52AM
Great shot Ron. Love the title.

CarolG Plus
9 196 18 Greece
25 Dec 2012 12:03PM
An excellent image, Ron, and all the best for the festive season. Carol
Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
25 Dec 2012 12:17PM
This is an excellent capture of this stunning bird !!
User_Removed 4 4 1 United Kingdom
25 Dec 2012 12:32PM
Stunning detail in the Avocet Ron and like what you have done with the foreground with the shells in focus. Must ask how you do the boarder and frame around your pictures to make them stand out, just having a go at PSE but have loads to learn.. All the best BobSmile
25 Dec 2012 12:36PM
Lovely picture. Anne and I are going to the Broads this year for the first time next April so hope to see some good birds.
FeatherFriend 8 38 217 England
25 Dec 2012 1:24PM
Cracking natural wildlife shot Ron, lovely detail and well done on the exp,
Merry Xmas to you and your good lady,
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
25 Dec 2012 1:31PM
Fine shot, Ron: season's greetings and all the best through 2013.
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
25 Dec 2012 1:38PM
A wonderful image Ron, Merry Christmas, and remember to take your time to indulge in everything yummy.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
25 Dec 2012 2:37PM
I was hoping to see an image of an elegant, slim, long legged bird on Christmas Day and you have not disappointed me Ron!Wink A fine upload Sir and Seasons Greetings to you and yours, Ed
25 Dec 2012 2:38PM
A beautiful capture Ron. Merry Christmas and all the best for 2013........Sandy
great photo love it. christineGrinGrinGrinGrin
JuBarney Plus
5 20 3 United Kingdom
25 Dec 2012 9:29PM
A really lovely capture
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
25 Dec 2012 10:18PM
Better than one I took in the summer, will have to up my gameWink
25 Dec 2012 10:28PM
Excellent capture Ron,
annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
25 Dec 2012 11:05PM
a great capture with excellent bokeh that makes the delicate looking avocet stand out!
footloose 5 1 England
25 Dec 2012 11:48PM
A cracking image! well caught indeed.
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
26 Dec 2012 11:34AM
These are lovely little birds. I used to see them often when I lived near the coast. Excellent shot of it.
26 Dec 2012 1:33PM
Superb capture
Tibetan 4 3 England
26 Dec 2012 2:06PM
A splendid capture one to be proud of love all the shells as well great photo, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
26 Dec 2012 4:34PM
Superb work here Ron, very well exposed and great comp mate Wink
Niknut Plus
6 1.3k 68 United Kingdom
26 Dec 2012 4:51PM
Beautiful shot !!!....lovely quality !!.....but how do you know he's 'Daddy' ??????.WinkSmile
Maiwand Plus
9 3 72 England
26 Dec 2012 6:06PM
Good point Nick-- I dont but it makes an easier title. Artistic licence ???TongueTongueTongueTongueWinkWink
UrbaneMagick 4 172 1 United Kingdom
26 Dec 2012 8:17PM
beautiful capture Ron, exceptional that you have it so sharp right to the tp of the beak....impressive.

Thanks so much for the comments & votes over the year I;ve belonged here... means a lot ..thankyou Smile

26 Dec 2012 8:36PM
A wonderful capture Nick..Lin
MossyOak 4 22 15 England
26 Dec 2012 10:14PM
Great capture Ron and well exposed on the whites. A bird i've only ever managed in the distance as a record shot
AnneWorner 9 620 43 United States
26 Dec 2012 11:24PM
It is a very elegant bird - and what an interesting beak.

Jellyfire 4 41 4 United Kingdom
27 Dec 2012 3:41PM
Great image, beautiful beak and bokeh!
27 Dec 2012 9:13PM
Cracking shot Ron lovely detail
photophantom 8 108 3 Philippines
28 Dec 2012 1:44PM
Superb close up
28 Dec 2012 4:55PM
A little beauty - one I'd love to photograph.
AnnChown Plus
6 199 1 United Kingdom
28 Dec 2012 6:12PM
Superb composition and detail! Excellent capture Ron!
bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
28 Dec 2012 7:46PM
Superb image Ron - tip toeing through the shells.Smile
28 Dec 2012 9:22PM
one of my favourite waders and this is supberb ron great exposure
exposure Plus
12 3.8k England
28 Dec 2012 9:51PM
Beautiful detail.
29 Dec 2012 8:15AM
A fine capture of this lovely bird Ron and an appropriate and interesting habitat. A
NeilWigan Plus
6 13 15 England
31 Dec 2012 7:04PM
A cracking shot of a lovely bird,seems to enjoy the odd cockle.Smile Have a great new year, Ron best wishes.
helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
4 Jan 2013 10:51AM
Splendid capture - and the title is spot on too SmileSmile
Chinga Plus
5 3 1 United Kingdom
4 Jan 2013 5:44PM
Wonderful shot and I love the floor covered on those little shells. EXCELLENT! Grin
LexEquine 10 19 United States
8 Jan 2013 7:17PM
'Super Lovely Image' ~ Peter
DonMc 8 United Kingdom
22 Jan 2013 7:38PM
Excellent! Excellent as always!Smile

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