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My Angel

By DaveNewbury
Redshank (Tringa totanus)

The Redshank is a large sandpiper with long, bright red legs. It is a typical wader, feeding in shallow water around lakes, marshes, mudflats and coastal wetlands.

It is widespread in the UK, but breeding birds are especially prevalent in Scotland and Northern England.

Photo taken at Wader lake WWT Washington in May 2018

Thanks to Mike,S Vince.C and Rob RFL for your kind awards, and to all those that gave V's & C's on my (Flaps down ) image, always very much appreciated Dave

Tags: Redshank Wildlife and nature

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Comments


23 Jan 2019 5:13PM
Not sure if it's taking off or landing but, you have captured the action - and the splash - very well indeed, Dave.

RichardSmile
Superb

Carole
23 Jan 2019 5:43PM
Nice image Dave!! love the spread tail plumage. ☺☺☺
Regards David
HenB 14 6
23 Jan 2019 5:55PM
Nice action shot Dave.
Regards Harry
Mike_Young 16 31 13 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2019 6:24PM
Wow perfect timing Dave
Maiwand 15 3 73 England
23 Jan 2019 6:57PM
Superb Dave. Like this a lot.
Ron
richmowil Plus
13 490 2 England
23 Jan 2019 7:12PM
A big commotion captured well Dave!
Mollycat Plus
9 21 2 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2019 8:13PM
Perfect timing Dave.
Peter
taggart Plus
18 47 15 United States
23 Jan 2019 8:48PM
He has a look suggesting he wishes you were not watching!
23 Jan 2019 8:49PM
Super shot Dave😎😎😎
Mike_Smith Plus
15 949 2 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2019 9:20PM
Nicely timed Redshank shot Dave
23 Jan 2019 9:22PM
Great shot dave, that shutter speed certainly captured all the action!
Geoff
Fefe Plus
11 81 46 United Kingdom
25 Jan 2019 3:05PM
SPLASH Grin
Diane
Chinga Plus
12 112 3 United Kingdom
25 Jan 2019 3:34PM
A perfect capture Dave,
Isabel GrinGrin
25 Jan 2019 8:18PM
Cracking shot here Dave, super timing 🏆

Dave 🐿

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