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May 20, 2019 10:27 |  #1

Probably the most colorful bird in Europe

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May 20, 2019 12:19 |  #2

Those are gorgeous birds! And so are the photos.


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May 21, 2019 06:46 |  #3

FPP wrote in post #18864501 (external link)
Those are gorgeous birds! And so are the photos.

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May 21, 2019 06:50 |  #4

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May 21, 2019 08:45 |  #5

Stunning collection of shots, lovely birds, great backgrounds and a very good variety of behaviours.

top work, thanks for sharing.

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May 22, 2019 03:54 |  #6

KeBul wrote in post #18864918 (external link)
Stunning collection of shots, lovely birds, great backgrounds and a very good variety of behaviours.

top work, thanks for sharing.

Kev

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May 22, 2019 04:06 |  #7

Superb collection of a magnificent Bird, congratulations Vassilis.
Thanks for sharing.
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May 22, 2019 06:39 |  #8

stunningly beautiful birds. Magnificent collection.
You are certainly fortunate to have such beauties about, but the way you photograph them is what makes the viewing so special.
Very well done Vassilis, and thanks for putting these together



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May 22, 2019 07:01 |  #9

Fantastic series.




  
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May 22, 2019 09:47 |  #10

Sibil wrote in post #18865497 (external link)
Fantastic series.


avondale87 wrote in post #18865484 (external link)
stunningly beautiful birds. Magnificent collection.
You are certainly fortunate to have such beauties about, but the way you photograph them is what makes the viewing so special.
Very well done Vassilis, and thanks for putting these together

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Superb collection of a magnificent Bird, congratulations Vassilis.
Thanks for sharing.
Happy trails.

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May 22, 2019 10:29 |  #11

Excellent series of images, very well done. I fell in love with these guys when I was first in Africa,. you are so lucky to have them near you! One of my favorite birds. :)


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May 22, 2019 11:12 |  #12

CyberDyneSystems wrote in post #18865593 (external link)
Excellent series of images, very well done. I fell in love with these guys when I was first in Africa,. you are so lucky to have them near you! One of my favorite birds. :)

Thank you ! They arrive mid April and they stay until August. Beautiful bird indeed !




  
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May 25, 2019 15:50 |  #14

Those are amazing...birds and pic's.


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May 27, 2019 10:37 |  #15

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Those are amazing...birds and pic's.

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