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A gadwall drake on South Lake at Slimbridge, taken on a visit to the Wetlands Centre last April.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 400D
Lens:150.0 - 500.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 242.8 - 809.2 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:24 Apr 2013 - 9:51 AM
Focal Length:439mm
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/250sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Landscape
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Gadwall Drake
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:24 Apr 2014 - 6:54 AM
Tags:Duck, Gadwall drake, Glos, Slimbridge, Wildfowl & wetlands trust, Wildlife / nature
Votes:40

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
24 Apr 2014 - 7:12 AM

A pretty fella, Ed, not heard of one of these before. Well captured. Carol

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 33129 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom102 Constructive Critique Points
24 Apr 2014 - 7:30 AM

A great capture from a low point of view allowing one to fully appreciate the beauty and charm of such a fine specimen.

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
24 Apr 2014 - 7:40 AM

Nice Ed, well capturedSmile

Cliff

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
24 Apr 2014 - 8:23 AM

My word you had a great photoday at Slimbridge. You are introducing me to species I have never come across before. Thank you for this.

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Mollycat
Mollycat e2 Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Apr 2014 - 9:54 AM

New one to me as well. You've captured him superbly Ed.
Peter.

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
24 Apr 2014 - 11:15 AM

Very good image of the Gadwall Ed.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
24 Apr 2014 - 12:22 PM

You know your wildlife so well Ed - a new species to many of us today.
Gliding peacefully along - caught a little light in the eye.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
24 Apr 2014 - 2:28 PM

Looks like he is enjoying the peace and quiet Ed !!
Good shot.
Mick.

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Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 2Fefe vcard United Kingdom28 Constructive Critique Points
24 Apr 2014 - 3:04 PM

Lovely shot, love the drip of water under his chin....been fishing?
Diane

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Apr 2014 - 5:55 PM

The low Light does wonders for the detail Ed', smashing shot.

John Smile

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Apr 2014 - 6:42 PM

He's a handsome guy,

Ali

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8232 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Apr 2014 - 6:44 PM

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

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Holmewood
Holmewood e2 Member 1Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
24 Apr 2014 - 9:36 PM

Wow so many different birds! Never heard of one before. Great shot Ed. Cathy

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ChristineD
ChristineD e2 Member 8ChristineD vcard England
25 Apr 2014 - 6:46 PM

A great capture and low point of view

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
27 Apr 2014 - 12:50 PM

Fine image Ed, nice detail,
Fred.

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