In reply to Bente S:
Nice to hear from you, Bente, and for your lovely photo. I reckon that's a Beautiful Demoiselle (Calopteryx virgo). I don't know what that would translate into in German.
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In reply to TeeJay:
I had a look and I think its the same Tony, Beautiful Demoiselle.
In reply to James:
Thank you very much. Yes, it is the Beautiful Demoiselle. In German it is the "Blaue Prachtlibelle", which means something like "Blue gorgeous Dragonfly".
Quite a rare BU glimpsed through the reeds as he disappeared
In reply to Nigel O:
Ok, here's a mini teaser for you with a bottoms up I'd never seen before; can you name this particular bird ?
and the answer is: a Reeve's Pheasant juvenile
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In reply to HAZY:
No prizes for guessing this well feathered dinky bottom !
Another Dinky wren moment of crouch and stick your bum up in the air lol
if you've got it like Dinky Wren ... then flaunt it I guess ! he's one cute poser of a bird :)
Cute bum :)
In reply to Mike B:
Here's a couple from a recent visit to RSPB Conwy
A godwit feeding....
A coot feeding, and seemed to be coping well with the choppy water....
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Nice captures Mike, I find its better to reply to a post now seeing there is no like button.
And not only that you just reminded me I have one that i took last weekend so will go and get it ready :)
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