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Howard King
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This fellow has been around in the same spot for over a week now -
· Date: Wed September 23, 2009 · Views: 150 · Filesize: 96.3kb, 125.4kb · Dimensions: 1024 x 769 ·
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Keywords: Hoopoe
Scientific Name: Upupa epops
Equipment Used: Nikon D300 Tamron 200-500mm lens
Location: Busaiteen Bahrain
Habitat: Various
Date Taken: 22-09-09
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katbirdwatch

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Wed September 23, 2009 4:58am

Great capture of this quirky looking bird.

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AJDH

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Wed September 23, 2009 5:17am

Nice one Howard, I can never get them to raise their crests.

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Wed September 23, 2009 5:55am

Wonderful showing his splendour, well done Howard

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Tilly H

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Wed September 23, 2009 8:23am

Super shot Howard, great looking bird
We have had one on the industrial estate near here, guess it had come to work
I never did find it

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mali

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Wed September 23, 2009 9:21am

Well aint you the lucky one Howie, lovely crest raised image of a beautiful bird mate. I'd hazard a guess your other shot is some kind of Wheatear?

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Wed September 23, 2009 9:53am

Top Shelf, great colors.

Thanks Howard.

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peterarras

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Wed September 23, 2009 10:15am

Hi Howard,
it's really a lovely picture, beautiful, every day I see them here in our Camp, but i can not come closer on it.
Cheers
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Wed September 23, 2009 10:52am

he sure looks proud howard,superb image mate,cheers.

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Wed September 23, 2009 1:11pm

Wow, fantastic capture of this marvelous bird!

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Thu September 24, 2009 3:41am

one of my spy's told me he saw one on a garden in north jeddah for several days, went there to see it but did not find it, it usually come to visit my garden at anytime and not for long time.

splendid capture of this beauty.

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Wed July 27, 2011 4:22pm

Great picture!
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