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Woodcock?

By SurreyHillsMan      
Out sitting waiting for this beautiful Roe doe and this Woodcock woke up and stretched its wings, I think it's a Woodcock but that beak looks a bit fat? It could be a duck but then the beak looks a bit long? it's on a river bank and the doe is across the river

Thanks for looking


Jon

Tags: Wildlife and nature Roe doe

Voters: LukeParkinson, DeSilver, claremaher19 and 20 more


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Comments


Looks like a woodcock to me Jon
The colours and wing markings look more woodcock than a teal or mallard

Great capture either way

Glyn

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SlowSong Plus
8 6.4k 29 England
4 Oct 2012 11:54AM
This is great up large. We tend to miss the bird from the smaller version. What a great catch - and love the look on the deer's face.
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rontear Plus
13 8 7 England
4 Oct 2012 12:03PM
Surprised !!! Excellent Jon.
Ron.
Ade_Osman 13 4.5k 36 England
4 Oct 2012 12:48PM
Difficult to tell from this angle Jon, a jolly good spot if it was though, there's an image of one on my website if you need to compare! Well done to you....

Ade
4 Oct 2012 2:07PM
Looks like the deer is a little surprised by the bird. Great timed capture.......Sandy
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
4 Oct 2012 9:10PM
Nicely caught in good light
4 Oct 2012 9:23PM
duck inmidairflyshot---nice bg too

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