American Black Ducks

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© Chuck Homler
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UploadedNovember 18, 2012
TakenApril 15, 2012
ModelCanon EOS 7D
Exposure1/640 sec at f/8
FlashCompulsory Flash
Focal Length400 mm
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The American Black Duck is a dabbling duck that bears a great similarity to the hen mallard. They are common in parks and ponds as well as in the wild. When I saw this one sleeping in the sunlight I had to snap a photo. Its mate apparently took objection to the intrusion ;)

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  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (18 Nov 2012):

    Fantastic capture, love the DOF : )

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