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Potra 5 Venezuela
29 Aug 2013 4:30AM
Herman, lovely as usual. You have a privileged eye for spotting beauties.

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I can almost hear the bird in V2, but i like the imagery in V1 better. For cold and rain, the bird does not seem to mind. And, what Marian said. You do indeed have that eye for beauty, Herman.

S_Psharma 5 1 India
29 Aug 2013 4:49AM
Lovely images v2 has better composition.
Two lovely captures. I envy your access to so much of natures wonderful creatures. Well done Herman. WesternRed.
gwynn56 6 87 England
29 Aug 2013 5:18AM
both good images though v2 looks the better of the 2 to me Smile
Diggeo 5 13 Greece
29 Aug 2013 5:50AM
V2 for me. Looks a bit angry! We'll have almost 40 degrees Celsius today Sad.
CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
29 Aug 2013 6:09AM
An interesting sea bird, Herman, in V.2 I think he's telling you to clear off and leave him in peace Smile Carol
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 6:26AM
How unusual this little bird!! In V2 he's telling you to B - Off with that camera! GrinGrinGrin
Andysnapper 10 109 25 England
29 Aug 2013 6:27AM
Can't help with the ID Herman but 2 great shots. I like the little reflection off the wet sand, very nice indeed.

29 Aug 2013 6:32AM
Yes , Herman V2 is excellent,with the reflections in the water and all! - A cute looking bird.- Well done Herman!GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin --- Jukka.
ColleenA Plus
5 367 6 Australia
29 Aug 2013 6:37AM
Morning Herman....yes the awful weather continues until Sunday at least. 2 lovely images of the bird. I also like V2 with the open beak. Lovely reflections...Well captured
cats_123 Plus
14 4.8k 28 Northern Ireland
29 Aug 2013 6:56AM
Good find, Herman GrinGrin....think it may be a juvenile Swift Tern .... Goggle found this for me
29 Aug 2013 6:59AM
Two beauties, Herman!

Nigeve1 Plus
5 1.4k 101 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 7:00AM
Interesting bird, certainly looks like a Tern, V2 my favourite capture.
ali63 Plus
6 775 1 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 7:19AM
2 super shots,

LynneJoyce Plus
10 20 99 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 7:20AM
V2 for me too. I think it is called Henry!
29 Aug 2013 7:24AM
2 great shots and also thank you so so much for your EA award on my photo yesterday
SUE118 Plus
10 8 1 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 7:28AM
A very odd looking bird and love the expression on V2.
netta1234 6 382 2 Wales
29 Aug 2013 7:37AM
A great set,we've got mist over the mountains today,and no sign of the sun
29 Aug 2013 7:45AM
2 excellent captures Herman, nice detail in both,
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 8:25AM
so handsome in V1...
and do like that reflection
Caziwinkles 5 3 1 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 8:31AM
Two fab images Herman - love the reflections - and the open beak in V2 an extra bonus. Smile

29 Aug 2013 8:32AM
Two super images Herman v2 for me
widtink 5 406 2 Scotland
29 Aug 2013 8:32AM
Nice shots Herman ..............well done Jeff on the id Wink

moiral 8 12 Scotland
29 Aug 2013 8:36AM
2 beautiful captures and agree with Nigel - could be a juvenile tern. Moira
rayme330 6 17 1 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 8:42AM
Two lovely shots of this anonymous bird, Herman.

Ayoob 7 Australia
29 Aug 2013 8:44AM
Two wonderful shots , Herman - like both of them......GrinGrinWink
9 10 10 England
29 Aug 2013 8:50AM
Two nice images of the mystery bird.Smile That's quite a beak he's got.!!
29 Aug 2013 9:01AM
Two beautiful images, Herman!
29 Aug 2013 9:04AM
Wonderful pictures. I like the way v1 stands against the blue, really good presentation.
EileenH 4 1 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 9:08AM
Two great captures Smile

CaroleS Plus
8 433 3 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 9:19AM
V2 for me too, love the grumpy attitude!
Lillian Plus
9 22 17 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 9:43AM
Two lovely shots Herman, but V2 has been caught so well
timing spot on
morpheus1955 11 3 2 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 9:49AM
Two wonderful images, I love the reflections, beautifully captured and presented

Fefe Plus
6 23 31 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 10:07AM
Lovely birdy shots Herman, V2 is my fave..... he looks a bit annoyedTongue
jdinne 15 16 England
29 Aug 2013 10:16AM
Two very fine captures here Herman, v2 my favourite.

Nikonuser1 Plus
5 153 16 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 10:27AM
2 great captures Herman, V2 for meSmile

basith 5 7 Sri Lanka
29 Aug 2013 10:36AM
Lovely shots Herman,
like the shape of bird.

29 Aug 2013 10:39AM
two fine captures Herman good detail V1 would be my winner today

29 Aug 2013 10:45AM
Brilliant Herman. 2 wonderful images, V2 i think for me today Grin

Myathebirdwatcher999 Junior Member 5 8 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 10:56AM
2 Brilliant sharp shots!!Wink

lonely_oryx 10 61 55 England
29 Aug 2013 11:29AM
2 great poses
ChiliMan 11 135 17 Singapore
29 Aug 2013 11:36AM
No idea about the bird, Herman, but I like the plumage. Two good captures and I like the moment in V2. He seems to be complaining about something Grin

richmowil Plus
9 352 2 England
29 Aug 2013 11:49AM
Two fine images Herman!! I am pretty certain (95%) it is a Crested Tern Juvenile!! This is also known as a Swift Tern (cats 123 is right) and a Great Crested Tern!!The distributitoon of this species is spot on for you!! Great find!!
29 Aug 2013 11:52AM
Lovely bird, Herman! V2 for meSmile
Regards Valery
stuart1963 6 272 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 11:53AM
Lovely image,well doneGrin
achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
29 Aug 2013 12:29PM
With the rest on this one Herman V2 it is.


nonur Plus
9 17 13 Turkey
29 Aug 2013 12:45PM

Quote:Two lovely captures. I envy your access to so much of natures wonderful creatures. Well done Herman. WesternRed.
I like to say the same thing, Herman.
29 Aug 2013 1:48PM
Two lovely shots Herman. Cathy
29 Aug 2013 1:58PM
2 Super images Herman. Grin
Looks like a young Tern but not sure which as the plumage changes when they mature
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
29 Aug 2013 2:17PM
Very cool! both!
NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 3:03PM
Two very fine images Herman, very well captured with good detail and fine colouring.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
29 Aug 2013 3:17PM
Cracking images lovely detail
mikbee 11 3 8 Scotland
29 Aug 2013 4:01PM
Two fine close ups here Herman.
Good shots.
Wish I could this number of comments !!! Great shots Herman but 2 made me smile !

Mike_Smith Plus
10 490 1 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 5:12PM
Two cracking shots Herman, i never know what to expect with you, but its always something interesting and usually something i have never seen before like this bird. Keep them coming
jackyp 7 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 6:07PM
What an unusual little bird Herman both images beautifully captured Smile
Philip_H 6 1 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 6:11PM
A smart looking sea-bird, Herman.

capto Plus
6 5.2k 8 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 7:20PM
An excellent brace.Smile

tonyng 8 10 2 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 9:45PM
V2 for me Herman.

Quote:V2 for me too. I think it is called Henry!

Yes definitely a Henry Grin.. Great images Herman,,, V2 for me as that little bit of extra personality... A lovely looking bird, whatever he/she may be GrinGrin

Lynette GrinGrin
Mavis Plus
16 143 2 England
30 Aug 2013 9:31AM
What a Tern up for the books Herman WinkSmile Two great shots . Like version 2 best with his beak open . xx
CHRISB911 12 54 1
30 Aug 2013 10:21AM
great image
annettep38 Plus
7 218 40 Costa Rica
5 Sep 2013 10:57PM
I can't decide... the reflection has it in v1 but the pose in v2 is so funny!

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