Posts tagged “water birds

Continuous Anticipation…

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For the last few years that I have been wandering around Earnewoude with a camera and without a clue, I had heard many reports about Black-necked Grebes…but unfortunately I had never managed to be in the right place at the right time…

On my arrival at the bird hide for the first time this year, I certainly didn’t expect to find this illustrious pair of jokers waiting for me…

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Fading Colour

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As the bright and vibrant colours of summer begin to fade, the plumage of water birds like the Great Crested Grebe, although still retaining a remnant of the breeding plumage, also begin to gradually pale into a more wintery style of raiment.


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While I was concentrating on this young Coot…it didn’t take long before the parent intervened…warning the youngster away from my photographic gaze while simultaneously stealing all the limelight… 😉

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