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A male shelduck on one of the frozen lakes at the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust at Slimbridge, taken at the beginning of the month during a prolonged cold spell.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 400D
Lens:70.0 - 300.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 109.4 - 468.7 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:3 Feb 2012 - 12:04 PM
Focal Length:238mm
Aperture:f/7.1
Shutter Speed:1/500sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Landscape
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Common Shelduck
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:23 Feb 2012 - 3:07 PM
Tags:Common shelduck, Drake, Glos, Slimbridge, Wildfowl & wetlands trust, Wildlife / nature
Votes:45
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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7130 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
23 Feb 2012 - 3:16 PM

An excellent capture, Ed, well exposed, and a good catchlight in the eye. Carol

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
23 Feb 2012 - 3:20 PM

A great capture Ed. Super detail ............Sandy

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hattrick
hattrick  10 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2012 - 3:30 PM

Super capture, nice detail Ed. Nice job.

PS: Won't be around for a couple of weeks, going to find some sun.!!!

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
23 Feb 2012 - 3:34 PM

WOW! I love his colors!

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
23 Feb 2012 - 4:02 PM

Good combination of colours Ed.
Super shot.
Mick.

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gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6539 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
23 Feb 2012 - 4:12 PM

How their feet don't freeze I will never know, a great shot Ed. - gary

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Cormy
Cormy  6 England
23 Feb 2012 - 4:16 PM

Good capture,Ed.
Cheers
Alan

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Len1950
Len1950 e2 Member 4Len1950 vcard England
23 Feb 2012 - 4:33 PM

Cracking shot Ed, love the colours.

Len

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Herge88
Herge88 e2 Member 740 forum postsHerge88 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
23 Feb 2012 - 4:54 PM

Stunning colours in this Ed.

Best Matt

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
23 Feb 2012 - 5:26 PM

Wonderful details and colours.

Ann

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
23 Feb 2012 - 5:55 PM

Good capture Ed.
Ron

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Feb 2012 - 6:07 PM

This is a winner Ed', well done mate.

John Smile

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
23 Feb 2012 - 8:11 PM

The catchlight in the eye brings him to life. Lovely shot.
Joan.

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91904 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
23 Feb 2012 - 8:41 PM

Caught the colours well Ed and super detail.
Brian.

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OAKEY
OAKEY  6 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2012 - 9:53 PM

Lovely capture Ed, very nice catchlight and good detail.
Shaun

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
23 Feb 2012 - 10:46 PM

Lovely capture Ed,very well done.
saeid

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Briwooly
Briwooly  8452 forum posts England5 Constructive Critique Points
24 Feb 2012 - 12:55 PM

Nice one Ed nothing common about the shot

Brian...............

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8235 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Feb 2012 - 4:26 PM

Many thanks for all your comments and clicks, they are much appreciated, Ed

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Val Prowse
Val Prowse e2 Member 11Val Prowse vcard England
24 Feb 2012 - 4:31 PM

A lovely image of this colourful duck.

Val

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achieverswales
24 Feb 2012 - 4:37 PM

Wonderful wildlife capture Ed.

Regards

Trev.

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brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
25 Feb 2012 - 6:40 PM

Perfectly captured, nice duck, have never seen such one!
Johanna

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