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One of my favorite species of duck! Took this capture of a mandarin drake some weeks back (at a car park!) and thought it was worth sharing!
Many thanks for the comments on my last upload, have a good day!!

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 350D
Lens:120.0-400.0 mm
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Focal Length:400mm
Aperture:f/9.0
Shutter Speed:1/800sec
ISO:400
Title:Mandarin Duck
Username:Adderwatcher Adderwatcher
Uploaded:28 Apr 2012 - 11:28 AM
Tags:Bird, Drake, Duck, Mandarin, Mandarin duck, Wild, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
28 Apr 2012 - 11:49 AM

A beautiful capture, such glorious birds. Carol

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morpheus1955
28 Apr 2012 - 11:51 AM

Lovely image Scott, great colours and detail, well spotted and captured.

Hugh

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sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk Plus Member 6268 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Apr 2012 - 11:57 AM

lovely shot

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christinecilia
christinecilia Plus Member 3christinecilia vcard England
28 Apr 2012 - 12:00 PM

lovely shot and great colours Grin

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Growmore
Growmore Plus Member 6Growmore vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
28 Apr 2012 - 12:59 PM

A splendid shot of this lovely and colourful bird Scott with fine detail.
Gary

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 7barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
28 Apr 2012 - 1:29 PM

he is a beauty

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fificat100
28 Apr 2012 - 1:33 PM

Charming capture of a lovely colourful bird.
Lavina

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pdcche
pdcche  4 United Kingdom
28 Apr 2012 - 1:35 PM

So colourful, good detail, nice light.. Peter

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
28 Apr 2012 - 1:54 PM

Lovely more unusual of the duck varieties. Great shot...........Sandy

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Len1950
Len1950 Plus Member 5Len1950 vcard England
28 Apr 2012 - 4:14 PM

They are a lovely and exotic bird, well captured with excellent detail and colour.

Len

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wonkers
wonkers  5 United Kingdom
28 Apr 2012 - 7:42 PM

Great capture. pin sharp detail.

Jill

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moiral
moiral  5 Scotland
28 Apr 2012 - 7:49 PM

We don't have these ducks up here Scott, so envy you being able to capture them. Beautiful shot with good detail and colour. Moira

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goso
goso  8 Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Apr 2012 - 10:42 PM

Good one Scott ...Bill

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FeatherFriend
29 Apr 2012 - 1:06 PM

Lovely comp Scott, a very pretty Duck,
Geoff.

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vickyf
vickyf Plus Member 9vickyf vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2012 - 5:43 PM

Nice one, Scott. Good colour and dof. Vicky

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reflectionsinlight

sweet good detail

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Ruthannette
Ruthannette Plus Member 8Ruthannette vcard England
2 May 2012 - 8:37 PM

Hi Scott, great to see you back on EPZ. I am away at the moment. Love your Mandarin Duck, I've seen them at Pensthorpe, they are very colourful. Hope you are ok.

Ruth

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9251 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2012 - 3:10 PM

A fine shot of this handsome mandarin drake, he's a real beauty

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PaulLiley
PaulLiley  6 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
7 May 2012 - 4:19 PM

Excellent capture. Yes they really do strike a pose Scott. Paul

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