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Not just an ugly duck

Discussion in 'Nature' started by Rockinggoose, Jan 30, 2013.

  1. Rockinggoose

    Rockinggoose Mu-43 Regular

    To most people the drake Gadwall is just a plain grey duck with a black rump but on closer inspection in breeding plumage it is a creature of real beauty with amazing feather patterning!

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    E-M5 plus Canon 400mm f5.6L - quite large crops.

    David
     
  2. aragorn1980

    aragorn1980 Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Aug 10, 2012
    Athens Greece
    Takis
    Nicely taken!
     
  3. RevBob

    RevBob Super Moderator

    Jun 4, 2011
    NorthWestern PA
    Bob
    You're right, very beautiful. Nice photos! :thumbup: