Female Mallard at Sunset
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Ducks at Sunset
(Thanks for all the comments yesterday, even though my commenting has been light to non-existent recently )
Taken from too far away with overcast, no tripod and during a break to go get lunch for me and the wife. So, it was too much of a crop and the details suffered.
Looks just a touch over processed, I think. Especially at higher resolution.
Mallard Duck at Green Springs
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Mallard Duck in Huntley Meadow
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Poor thing, he was crying because I only had a short time for a photo shoot.
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Alert but not alarmed.
My you are a pretty duck ... no need to get a big head over it though.
His head wasn't this big when I first saw him, must be a defense or warning mechanism. WhatBird tells me this may be a Hooded Merganser?
Happy Family Picnic
Mom and Chicks
If you look closely, Mom has an ouchie on top of her head just behind the eyes. I wonder if a propeller grazed her.
Mommy, can my brothers and sisters come out and play?
The little one must only be a couple of days old. Mom is still sitting on another 4-5 eggs.
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Demon Duck and His Lovely Wife
This was about the best mallard shot I could get with the DSC-H5.
Jesus! Everyone walks on water nowadays :)
Opportunites to bathe are few and far between these days.
Little Miss Mallard
I think I've been terrorizing these ducks for too long now.
Wintering Ducks on Solomon's Island
The human tourists are long gone now that the air has gotten colder and the days have gotten shorter. But the number of bird species explode as our second "tourist" season gets underway.