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Camera: Fuji FinePix S8100
Location: Hoorn, The Netherlands, Europe
Date: May 29/2010

Featured in JPG Cast Offs, The World As We See It, or as we missed it, The Birds

The Great Crested Grebe has an elaborate mating display. Like all grebes, it nests on the water’s edge, since its legs are set relatively far back and it is thus unable to walk very well. Usually two eggs are laid, and the fluffy, striped young grebe are often carried on the adult’s back. In a clutch of two or more hatchlings, male and female grebes will each identify their ‘favourites’, which they alone will care for and teach
Source: Wikipedia

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  • ienemien
    ienemienover 4 years ago

    Mooie foto Joke!! Ik heb deze mooie fuuten altijd al bewonderd! Leuk om zoveel watervogels bij je in de buurt te hebben ;-))
    Kusjes ienemientje

  • Dankjewel Ienemientje, ja ik vind het ook schitterend om deze fuutjes van zo dichtbij te mogen bewonderen. Ze hadden maar 1 kleintje dit jaar!
    Kusje je Zusje ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • Brenda Dow
    Brenda Dowover 4 years ago

    How very interesting, Joke!!!!!A wonderful capture… such an…a warning that you were near, perhaps???? I was not familiar with them… I will investigate more!!!! Thanks for sharing this!!!!

  • Thanks Brenda for the kind comment, yeah I like the expression too! No I wasn’t to close, she was calling her partner;) Happy you like it!
    Warm Greetings, Jokus ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • billfox256
    billfox256over 4 years ago

    A spectacular capture!!!!! Bill

  • Thanks Bill for the kind comment!
    Warm Greetings, Jokus ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • LudaNayvelt
    LudaNayveltover 4 years ago

    so cute

  • Thanks Luda for the kind comment!
    Warm Greetings, Jokus ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • Karen  Moore
    Karen Mooreover 4 years ago

    8/24/10 one a day

  • Thanks Karen for the beautiful welcome banner!
    Warm Greetings, Jokus ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • Hans Bax
    Hans Baxover 4 years ago

    Wat roept-ie nou….?
    Mooie foto, Joke! Prachtige kleuren ook en fraaie belichting!
    Groeten en fijne avond!

  • Dankjewel Hans voor je mooie berichtje! Ze roept haar mannetje;)
    Fijne dag, Jokus ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • Marvin Collins
    Marvin Collinsover 4 years ago

    Beautiful capture!!

  • Thanks Marvin for the kind comment!
    Warm Greetings, Jokus ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • Béla Török
    Béla Törökover 4 years ago

    Fantastic image, Joke!

  • Thanks dear Béla for the kind comment!
    Warm Greetings, Jokus ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • barnsis
    barnsisover 4 years ago

    Excellent framing, great colors.

  • Thanks Byron and Julie for the great comment!
    Warm Greetings, Jokus ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • Bradley Nichol
    Bradley Nicholover 4 years ago

  • Wow this is Super!!! Thank you so much Bradley for the feature, happy with it;)
    Happy & Warm Greetings, Jokus ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

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