Let me know when that tide's coming in won't you

Let me know when that tide's coming in won't you

Monday, 22 December 2014

Shelduck

Shelducks remind me of Norfolk and Snettisham in particular. This was where I first remember seeing hundreds of them on every piece of water I looked at one winter. Great looking birds and so very colourful. These shots were taken at Martin Mere this Autumn. Look what a difference the light makes to the colour. It's been a very frustrating Autumn/Winter this year. Just not enough light at the weekends for good pictures.

Here's to a brighter year ahead, and I wish you all a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Thank you to all of you who visit my blog. I'll do my best to bring you some decent bird shots in the year to come.




 




25 comments:

  1. Beautiful birds and the light certainly enhances them.

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  2. Amazing! Love the flight shots!!

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  3. Your photos are always wonderful - I almost feel like I can feel the feathers.
    Thanks for sharing at http://www.image-in-ing.blogspot.com/2014/12/may-blessings-of-season-be-yours-today.html, and please have a wonderful holiday season.
    Merry Christmas!

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  4. Greetings from Dubai!! Lovely shots and wish you a Blessed Christmas!

    Shantana

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  5. Yor right about the light, plays havoc with what I do as well

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  6. Super series Adam. Have a great Christmas.

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  7. Pretty duck, I like its colors. Awesome flight shots and photos.. Merry Christmas!

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  8. Beautiful Shelduck images, have a great christmas Adam.

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  9. such cool looking ducks! love those up-turned bills!

    merry christmas to you, adam!

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  10. Beautiful ducks. I love those flight shots.

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  11. very happy ducks,happy holidays!phyllis

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  12. Great shots! Love those birds in flight.
    Have a great Christmas.

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  13. Beautiful pictures of the Shelduck.
    I also wish you a very happy Christmas.
    Best regards, Irma

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  14. These are really gorgeous ducks Adam, beautiful images. Merry Christmas~

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  15. gorgeous one! Seem o one I´m not familiar with. Glad the sun came out for good ones :)

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  16. beautiful shots of the Shelduck. Have a great Christmas day tomorrow.

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  17. Beautiful series, I've never seen a duck like this before. Wishing you much joy in this season of love.

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  18. Splendid birds - for me they are a bird of the Northumbrian Coast - winter cold, and sharp east winds.

    Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

    PS: Hope you had a good Christmas

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