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This image of a Mallard duckling taken one year ago, 14 Apr 2012, one of fourteen beautiful ducklings, the parents, a resident
pair at a local park have nested and the outcome is awaited.
Nikon 70-200mm +1.4tc,1/320sec, f6.3, ISO 320,280mm.
A big thanks to all who commented and voted on my Snowdrop image.
David

Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:14 Apr 2012 - 12:00 PM
Title:Mallard Duckling
Username:chalkhillblue chalkhillblue
Uploaded:11 Apr 2013 - 2:21 PM
Tags:Birds, Ducklings, Mallard, Wildlife / nature
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Votes:53
Voters:lonely_oryx · barbarahirst · boov · Daisymaye · CaroleS · NaturesHaven · christinecilia · taggart · johnlw · Quoise · Derek_Fearn · CorporalClegg · bricurtis · Diggeo · M_squared · MalcolmM · Niknut · Jenny-D · CarolG · richmowil · ltj22 · cabbie · Bzox · Greyheron · eyebehindthelens · georgiepoolie · Caziwinkles · ali63 · gwynn56 · MandyD · Philip_H · GeorgePlatis · senn · teocali · Alan_Baseley · wenzu78 · PhilSingleton · headskiesfly · Wallybazoom · Stace · AnnJ · ColleenA · GillyB · ugly · 1498 · prabhusinha · ChristineD · ann_g · Glostopcat · Brian65 · Mike_Smith · annettep38 · soulofharmony ·
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barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
11 Apr 2013 - 2:26 PM

adorable.... i thought at first it was from this year..
hope to see this years hatch when they come

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
11 Apr 2013 - 2:31 PM

What a lovely captured little baby. He looks a little sleepy paddling around in the sunshine........Sandy

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CaroleS
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11 Apr 2013 - 2:31 PM

A beautifully crisp image.
Carole

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christinecilia
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11 Apr 2013 - 2:39 PM

beautiful shot nice and sharp. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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Quoise
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11 Apr 2013 - 2:46 PM

Wonderful capture, superb clarity and detail, love it Smile

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bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 91970 forum postsbricurtis vcard England49 Constructive Critique Points
11 Apr 2013 - 3:03 PM

Delightful image David - excellent clarity in the beak with droplet and the eye. Luvva duck.Wink
Congrats on the GEA.
Brian.

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M_squared
M_squared Plus Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
11 Apr 2013 - 3:15 PM

Excellent image. Great definition. High on 'cute factor'.

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Diggeo
Diggeo Plus Member 2Diggeo vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
11 Apr 2013 - 3:16 PM

Amazing shot!!

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Niknut
Niknut Plus Member 5918 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom64 Constructive Critique Points
11 Apr 2013 - 3:41 PM

Delightful shot !!!!

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Jenny-D
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11 Apr 2013 - 3:59 PM

Wonderful image with fabulous detail.

Jenny Smile

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CarolG
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11 Apr 2013 - 4:02 PM

Simply enchanting SmileSmileSmile Carol

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richmowil
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11 Apr 2013 - 4:07 PM

First Class Image!!

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Bzox
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11 Apr 2013 - 4:48 PM

Great image.

Zoran

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ali63
ali63 Plus Member 3658 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Apr 2013 - 5:56 PM

great image,

Ali

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gwynn56
gwynn56  380 forum posts England
11 Apr 2013 - 7:11 PM

beautiful capture Smile

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teocali
teocali Plus Member 7345 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
11 Apr 2013 - 10:39 PM

Superb low POV and lovely focus, David. Razor sharp plumage detail and very fine eye. Lovely feather and beak textures and beautiful reflections. Delightful viewing and excellent camera work.
Sylvia

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PhilSingleton
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12 Apr 2013 - 8:46 AM

Super image David with wonderful SHARP detail.

Phil.

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AnnJ
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12 Apr 2013 - 1:45 PM

What a beautiful image! Ann.

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ChristineD
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14 Apr 2013 - 3:20 PM

Excellent image of this cutie

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Glostopcat
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16 Apr 2013 - 8:08 PM

An enchanting image of this cute youngster, the detail and clarity in its soft downy feathers is exceptional

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Brian65
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16 Apr 2013 - 8:39 PM

Just PERFECT David, congrats on the awards.
Brian

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soulofharmony
10 May 2013 - 5:07 PM

So beautiful ...Smile

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