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A colourful character that epzer gary_d and I met on the brook close to the picnic area on our visit to Slimbridge back in mid February.

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:13 Feb 2012 - 10:49 AM
Focal Length:300mm
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/60sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Landscape
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Mr Mandarin
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:23 May 2012 - 7:34 AM
Tags:Duck, Glos, Mandarin drake, Slimbridge, Wildfowl & wetlands trust, Wildlife / nature
Votes:53
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Rock
Rock e2 Member 12Rock vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2012 - 7:38 AM

A bright capture for this bright morning.

Rock

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2012 - 7:40 AM

Fantastic,lovely and colourful capture,ED,very well done,
saeid

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2012 - 7:45 AM

A beauty, splendid plumage well recorded.

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accipiter
accipiter e2 Member 4accipiter vcard England57 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2012 - 7:54 AM

What a handsome little showoff! Good one Ed. A

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lostnspace2011
23 May 2012 - 7:58 AM

These along with Wood ducks have to be the most beautiful ducks on this planet, fantastic colours. Nice capture Edmund Smile

Mark

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Len1950
Len1950 e2 Member 4Len1950 vcard England
23 May 2012 - 8:04 AM

Fabulous shot with lovely colours.

Len

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114508 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2012 - 8:19 AM

What no Damsels????.....Tongue

Ade

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Trev_B
Trev_B e2 Member 7110 forum postsTrev_B vcard England64 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2012 - 8:24 AM

Great colours Ed...

Trev

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7415 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1001 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2012 - 8:37 AM

Delightful. An aquatic dandy.
Moira

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tonyguitar
23 May 2012 - 8:38 AM

Rich saturated colour so I thought, 'polarizer?], but probably not. That rich solid orange on his tail looks great with the white trim and the blue. You delivered a real beauty here. TG

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland111 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2012 - 9:45 AM

A resplendent wee duck, captured in his very best finery, Ed.
Ronnie.

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gwynn56
gwynn56  261 forum posts England
23 May 2012 - 10:40 AM

lovely colourful capture there Smile

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2012 - 11:28 AM

Very beautiful duck. Loved by our friend Gwynn above who features them regularly.
You've isolated him very well and the orange in rocks ads to the harmonious feel.
KateGrin

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2012 - 11:51 AM

You would have to work hard to miss this one Ed.!!!
Ron

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Briwooly
Briwooly  8452 forum posts England5 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2012 - 12:13 PM

What wonderful colours Ed

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

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 33129 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom102 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2012 - 12:33 PM

"What a stunning image", this certainly gets my humble vote.

Regards Nathan

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2012 - 12:57 PM

Certainly very colourful Ed.
Excellent shot.
Mick.

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2012 - 1:36 PM

He has posed nicely for you!

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saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 43845 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway23 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2012 - 1:37 PM

It never ceases to amaze me what Nature can create, Ed. Take the Big O, for example.Grin
A beautiful vibrant splash of (very many) colours to brighten up a dull day.

Malc

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gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6525 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2012 - 1:55 PM

I remember him and the enjoyable day well Ed, a great shot indeed. - gary

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bunbeam
bunbeam  8 United Kingdom
23 May 2012 - 2:09 PM

hey mr mandarin man... oh no thats `tambourine` isnt it lol
brilliant colourful capture
bunSmile

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achieverswales
23 May 2012 - 2:23 PM

Beautiful bird captured with skill, just wonder if the reflection is there also Ed!

Regards

Trev.

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Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
23 May 2012 - 5:57 PM

Great one Ed.
Brian

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2012 - 7:59 PM

I'm still yet to see one of these in real life Ed', so thanks for putting this one on my screen.

John Smile

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91899 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2012 - 9:11 PM

Lovely vibrant colours Ed - its a beautiful duck.
Brian.

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2012 - 10:35 PM

love these ducks such great colours

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Glostopcat e2 Member 8232 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2012 - 11:30 PM

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

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JimV
JimV  8 Canada3 Constructive Critique Points
24 May 2012 - 3:37 AM

So colourful he's almost unreal Ed!
Rgds., Jim

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xwang
xwang  531 forum posts7 Constructive Critique Points
25 May 2012 - 10:23 AM

How beautiful! I have never seen a real one..

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tonyguitar
25 May 2012 - 4:55 PM

Nice to see you break 50 here. Well deserved. TG

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1881  2 India
27 May 2012 - 7:47 PM

Nice shot - SANJEEV

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