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A handsome mandarin drake swimming on the stream close to the picnic area at Slimbridge, taken about a year ago when the weather was more springlike

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:13 Apr 2012 - 10:29 AM
Focal Length:247mm
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/200sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Portrait
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Auto, Fired
White Balance:Auto
Title:Mandarin Drake
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:12 Apr 2013 - 7:45 AM
Tags:Drake, Glos, Mandarin duck, Slimbridge, Wildfowl & wetlands trust, Wildlife / nature
Votes:Voting Disabled

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
12 Apr 2013 - 7:47 AM

Pretty creature, lovely reflection.

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Apr 2013 - 7:55 AM

brilliant detail Ed wonderful colours and reflection a cracker nice one Wink
andy

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AnnChown
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12 Apr 2013 - 7:58 AM

Super colours and reflection.
Ann

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DicksPics
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12 Apr 2013 - 8:07 AM

A lovely, colourful image, Ed with a beautiful reflection.

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Chinga
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12 Apr 2013 - 8:09 AM

Beautiful colours and reflections of this lovely bird! Good image. IB

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mashwood10
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12 Apr 2013 - 8:13 AM

So lovely. Colours are amazing.GrinGrin

Pam

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8166 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
12 Apr 2013 - 8:20 AM

What a beauty, Ed, excellent capture. Has Spring not reached you yet Sad Carol

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richmowil
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12 Apr 2013 - 10:40 AM

Great colour and reflection!!

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gwynn56
gwynn56  379 forum posts England
12 Apr 2013 - 10:46 AM

nice capture Smile

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51214 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England141 Constructive Critique Points
12 Apr 2013 - 10:47 AM

Such colourful ducks, and a lovely reflection, Ed.

Dave

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achieverswales
12 Apr 2013 - 10:51 AM

Stunning capture Ed.


Regards

Trev.

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ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 2230 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
12 Apr 2013 - 11:10 AM

Wow, what a stunning capture....so pretty

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bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 91939 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
12 Apr 2013 - 11:11 AM

Luvva duck Smile - good take on this colourful bird Ed.
Brian.

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom79 Constructive Critique Points
12 Apr 2013 - 12:01 PM

What a beautiful duck - would love to capture one of these!
KateGrinGrinGrin

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
12 Apr 2013 - 1:15 PM

Wonderful details and colours. Love that slightly coy expression on the Duck's face!

Ann

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Daisymaye
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12 Apr 2013 - 1:29 PM

I love these colourful little ducks. A great capture of him Ed......Sandy

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taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
12 Apr 2013 - 2:02 PM

A fine image, like the reflections!

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5144 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland114 Constructive Critique Points
12 Apr 2013 - 3:12 PM

Fine shot of this colourful specimen, Ed.
Ronnie.

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NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 43823 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom107 Constructive Critique Points
12 Apr 2013 - 4:14 PM

A superb capture of this beautifully ornate and colourful bird Ed

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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TyChee
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12 Apr 2013 - 4:37 PM

Very nice.
Ty

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman Plus Member 114521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
12 Apr 2013 - 5:05 PM

Someone's been to Slimbridge recently, then I read the comment Tongue

Ade

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EMJAYCEE
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12 Apr 2013 - 5:29 PM

Great image of this colourful duck.
Joan.

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saeidNL
saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
12 Apr 2013 - 5:32 PM

Fantastic and colourful capture.ED,love it,
saeid

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zapar40
zapar40  466 forum posts Wales5 Constructive Critique Points
12 Apr 2013 - 5:55 PM

lovely colours, nice capture Ed.
ant.

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gary_d
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12 Apr 2013 - 7:10 PM

They are so colourful and a nice reflection. - gary

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Lillian
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12 Apr 2013 - 10:18 PM

Anything is more spring like Ed
a great shot and even better with the reflection
Lillian

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Glostopcat
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12 Apr 2013 - 11:59 PM

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

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Badgerfred
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13 Apr 2013 - 10:12 AM

Colourful capture Ed with nice detail,
Fred.

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Brian65
Brian65 Plus Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
13 Apr 2013 - 3:15 PM

Great shot ED, love the colours and detail.
Brian

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pamelajean
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13 Apr 2013 - 9:05 PM

These birds are so photogenic, beautiful plumage and colours, very nicely captured here, and with a good reflection too.

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accipiter
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14 Apr 2013 - 7:17 AM

Aren't they the little show offs! Fine capture. A

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annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
20 Apr 2013 - 12:31 AM

Certainly the king of ducks.. Wish we had some here!

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