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Grebes Fishing

Some shots from this afternoon of grebes fishing :








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Re: Grebes Fishing

Absolutely stunning images Danny! I've seen a few grebes with fish in their bill and they are very often Perch, I wonder if there is any science behind this or is it just coincidence?

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Re: Grebes Fishing

WOW.
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Re: Grebes Fishing

Very nice set
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Re: Grebes Fishing

Thanks everyone!

@David, I've often wondered if perch are their preferred species? Worth looking into for more info.
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Re: Grebes Fishing

Stunning shots Danny!


This is just a guess, but maybe we see them with perch more frequently as they have to take extra care swallowing, due to a Perch's spines.
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Re: Grebes Fishing

Lovely shots - very envious

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Re: Grebes Fishing

Great shots. Maybe its just that there are a lot of Perch about?
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Re: Grebes Fishing

Fantastic shots - thanks for sharing!

Where was this taken?

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Re: Grebes Fishing

Wonderful set of images Danny, thanks for sharing.
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Re: Grebes Fishing

Again, thanks everyone for the comments, much appreciated.

@Ian They were taken on Lough Neagh's south shore, in Kinnego Bay, Northern Ireland.
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Re: Grebes Fishing

Lovely shots. Clear sharp, well exposed top notch.
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Re: Grebes Fishing

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Re: Grebes Fishing

Dear Danny,

Absolutely stunning, nuff said!

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Re: Grebes Fishing

Danny,

Magnificent shots !! Thanks for letting us see them.

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