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Two male ducks fighting over the female

Again taken at Wetllands in London.

A set of three during the engaging tackles!

Large if time


Thank you all for the votes and comments on yesterdays Woodpecker, very apprecitive.

Lillian

Camera:Canon EOS 50D
Lens:Canon 100-400mm
Title:OUCH
Username:Lillian Lillian
Uploaded:28 Mar 2010 - 8:10 AM
Tags:Ducks, Fighting, General, Humour / fun, Males, Wetlands london, Wildlife / nature
Votes:42
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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 7282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
28 Mar 2010 - 8:39 AM

I saw some of this going on during my recent visit, your V3 is the better shot IMO

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sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 5267 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Mar 2010 - 9:02 AM

great shots

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heids
heids  4 Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Mar 2010 - 9:05 AM

Who won? 3 superb images showing some great action.

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EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
28 Mar 2010 - 10:53 AM

This certainly is action! V3 for me too!

Ann

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baclark
baclark  53740 forum posts United Kingdom24 Constructive Critique Points
28 Mar 2010 - 11:24 AM

Spring is definitely in the air! Well captured action shots Lillian.
Barbara

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
28 Mar 2010 - 12:01 PM

Action all the way - great set Lillian.
Joan.

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goso
goso e2 Member 7goso vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Mar 2010 - 12:28 PM

Great action shots all three Lillian - well done...Bill

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Bob_V
Bob_V  6 United States2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Mar 2010 - 2:15 PM

Some great action captures Lillian, a superb set.
Bob

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gingerdelight
28 Mar 2010 - 2:48 PM

Great captures but, oh my goodness, how these two are "having a go"!!
Carol

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gerrymac
gerrymac  7 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Mar 2010 - 3:06 PM

Nice action I'd have cropped tighter....nice job
Gerry

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 7135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
28 Mar 2010 - 4:49 PM

See the kind of ruckus you women cause?? Ok fine, it's all worth it...but still!

Well captured ruckus, Lillian Wink

A.

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom97 Constructive Critique Points
28 Mar 2010 - 4:50 PM

At this time of year they are obsessed with mating, hence the fights. Great series of action shots.

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
28 Mar 2010 - 5:26 PM

Great set of action shots, Lillian - did you see who won?!! Think V3's my fave.
TrevB Smile

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
28 Mar 2010 - 6:04 PM

No, not really as they were going under the water so much, could not tell which was which at the end...but winner swan off with the 'bride' so soon to be little paddling quackers around!...will check that out for you all in a few weeks time...
Lillian
Thank you all for the comments

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Ruthannette
Ruthannette e2 Member 7Ruthannette vcard England
28 Mar 2010 - 7:06 PM

I love it when they squabble, as long as no bird gets hurt of course. Well captured Lillian.

Ruth.

Last Modified By Ruthannette at 28 Mar 2010 - 7:07 PM

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bromley-smith
28 Mar 2010 - 10:25 PM

Wonderful captures Lillian, that's quite a battle.
Tony

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Mar 2010 - 11:08 PM

three wonderful captures lillian v3 my favourite Wink
andy

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WL_Harris
WL_Harris  5 United States2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Mar 2010 - 11:25 PM

The fight is on !
I like the pose in V2 the most, lots of action in all three.
Lee

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metro074
metro074 e2 Member 4metro074 vcard Australia8 Constructive Critique Points
29 Mar 2010 - 3:38 AM

Excellent captures Lillian. Were's the gal!! Superb detail. Smile
Carol

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norton
norton  10 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
29 Mar 2010 - 8:49 AM

Great capture,well timed..................

Tony.

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Gezina
Gezina  7 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
29 Mar 2010 - 12:51 PM

Well timed series of shots - its that time of the year again ... Ina

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tigertimb
tigertimb  640 forum posts United Kingdom66 Constructive Critique Points
29 Mar 2010 - 5:15 PM

Lovely action sequence with all the flying water and the squabble; rare to see neither backing down!
#3 my particular favourite, just before the moment of impact Smile
Tim

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colmar
colmar  742 forum posts Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
29 Mar 2010 - 6:42 PM

A wonderful set of "action" images so well captured they make for grand images these fighting ducks ! Colin

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PhilT2
PhilT2 e2 Member 494 forum postsPhilT2 vcard England9 Constructive Critique Points
29 Mar 2010 - 9:45 PM

You don't expect ducks to get so aggressive......great series of pictures

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rpba18205 e2 Member 4rpba18205 vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
30 Mar 2010 - 6:20 PM

Great action shots well captured.
RJ.

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