X rated ! (making eggs)

Posted by Doug (Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom) on 17 April 2015 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

A pair of Great Crested Grebes, you will have to look carefully for the female as she lays low in the nest while they mate. Taken a couple of weeks ago here on the Somerset Levels.


Thanks for your comments I'm really grateful for them and welcome constructive feedback.
I'm sorry if I don't manage to comment over weekends but I tend to spend most of that time with my family and only occasionally on the computer

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Good capture of the moment, lovely specimen.

17 Apr 2015 8:17am

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Une belle prise!!! j'aime

17 Apr 2015 9:22am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Great capture!

17 Apr 2015 9:38am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Wow...Wonderful !

17 Apr 2015 9:41am

Toscana from Baden, France

The female is very difficult to see ...
Lovely picture of wild life.
Bonne journée, amitiés.

17 Apr 2015 12:16pm

Devi from Chennai, India

Wonderful capture...
Let us not " look carefully ..."...it's their private life :)))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))

17 Apr 2015 3:22pm

Kent from Herrljunga, Sweden

Very beautiful little bird. A good and nice picture

17 Apr 2015 5:33pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

A wonderful image

17 Apr 2015 5:38pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Great shot dear friend! Best regards, Adela

17 Apr 2015 5:43pm

Baldwin Vandewalle from Bejuma, Venezuela

You should not photograph them in their intimacy ... :-)))) Anyway, great capture and excellent title !!!

17 Apr 2015 6:25pm

Shiva from Berwick, Canada

Those people who are never without their camera ---- Excellent capture, Doug and I like the title.
Kindest regards MOnika

17 Apr 2015 6:28pm

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

I think the eggs are already made. What we are talking here is fertilisation :)Good doc shot. He looks cock a hoop :0

17 Apr 2015 6:42pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

Amazing catch, Doug...Bravo!! I hope it was as good for them as it was for me :-)

18 Apr 2015 1:41am

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

I love the title! A fantastic capture Doug! A great find!

18 Apr 2015 1:49am


Canon EOS 60D
1/2000 second
ISO 200
500 mm

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