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Potra 3 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.

Peter
S_Psharma 3 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 4 87 England
29 Aug 2013 5:18AM
both good images though v2 looks the better of the 2 to me Smile
Diggeo 3 13 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 5:50AM
V2 for me. Looks a bit angry! We'll have almost 40 degrees Celsius today Sad.
CarolG Plus
9 193 18 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
5 1 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
IB
Andysnapper 7 109 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.

Andy
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
3 315 3 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
12 4.5k 26 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!

Richard
Nigeve1 Plus
3 1.4k 101 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 7:00AM
Interesting bird, certainly looks like a Tern, V2 my favourite capture.
Nigel
ali63 Plus
4 737 1 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 7:19AM
2 super shots,

Ali
LynneJoyce Plus
7 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
7 8 1 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 7:28AM
A very odd looking bird and love the expression on V2.
netta1234 Plus
4 307 2 Wales
29 Aug 2013 7:37AM
A great set,we've got mist over the mountains today,and no sign of the sun
NettaSmile
29 Aug 2013 7:45AM
2 excellent captures Herman, nice detail in both,
Fred.
29 Aug 2013 8:25AM
so handsome in V1...
and do like that reflection
Caziwinkles 3 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

Carol
29 Aug 2013 8:32AM
Two super images Herman v2 for me
widtink 3 406 2 Scotland
29 Aug 2013 8:32AM
Nice shots Herman ..............well done Jeff on the id Wink

Rod
moiral 5 12 Scotland
29 Aug 2013 8:36AM
2 beautiful captures and agree with Nigel - could be a juvenile tern. Moira
rayme330 4 17 1 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 8:42AM
Two lovely shots of this anonymous bird, Herman.

Ray
Ayoob 4 Australia
29 Aug 2013 8:44AM
Two wonderful shots , Herman - like both of them......GrinGrinWink
EMJAYCEE Plus
7 9 10 England
29 Aug 2013 8:50AM
Two nice images of the mystery bird.Smile That's quite a beak he's got.!!
Joan.
29 Aug 2013 9:01AM
Two beautiful images, Herman!
George
29 Aug 2013 9:04AM
Wonderful pictures. I like the way v1 stands against the blue, really good presentation.
EileenH 2 1 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 9:08AM
Two great captures Smile

Eileen
CaroleS Plus
5 414 3 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 9:19AM
V2 for me too, love the grumpy attitude!
Lillian Plus
6 21 17 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 9:43AM
Two lovely shots Herman, but V2 has been caught so well
timing spot on
Lillian
morpheus1955 9 3 2 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 9:49AM
Two wonderful images, I love the reflections, beautifully captured and presented

hugh
Fefe Plus
4 23 31 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 10:07AM
Lovely birdy shots Herman, V2 is my fave..... he looks a bit annoyedTongue
Diane
jdinne 12 16 England
29 Aug 2013 10:16AM
Two very fine captures here Herman, v2 my favourite.

John
Nikonuser1 Plus
3 20 10 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 10:27AM
2 great captures Herman, V2 for meSmile

Cliff
basith 3 7 Sri Lanka
29 Aug 2013 10:36AM
Lovely shots Herman,
like the shape of bird.

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

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

Kathryn
Myathebirdwatcher999 Junior Member 3 8 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 10:56AM
2 Brilliant sharp shots!!Wink


MyaGrinGrinGrin
lonely_oryx 8 61 54 England
29 Aug 2013 11:29AM
2 great poses
ChiliMan Plus
9 135 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

Andrew
richmowil Plus
7 310 1 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 4 272 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 11:53AM
Lovely image,well doneGrin
achieverswales 5 8 101 Wales
29 Aug 2013 12:29PM
With the rest on this one Herman V2 it is.

Regards

Trev.
nonur Plus
7 15 9 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
11 46 12 United States
29 Aug 2013 2:17PM
Very cool! both!
NDODS Plus
5 4.9k 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
Mike
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
29 Aug 2013 4:01PM
Two fine close ups here Herman.
Good shots.
Mick.
Wish I could this number of comments !!! Great shots Herman but 2 made me smile !

PamGrinGrinGrin
Mike_Smith Plus
8 281 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
29 Aug 2013 6:07PM
What an unusual little bird Herman both images beautifully captured Smile
29 Aug 2013 6:11PM
A smart looking sea-bird, Herman.

P.
capto Plus
4 3.6k 8 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 7:20PM
An excellent brace.Smile

ivor
tonyng Plus
6 8 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 well...gives that little bit of extra personality... A lovely looking bird, whatever he/she may be GrinGrin

Lynette GrinGrin
Mavis Plus
14 143 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 10 54 1
30 Aug 2013 10:21AM
great image
annettep38 Plus
4 217 38 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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