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This is the female half of the pair of Mallards who nest in our garden every year. They have just re-appeared for 2008; busy inspecting nest sites (they'll probably end up plumping for the same as last year...) and checking out the pond.

Camera:Nikon D70S Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Sigma 70-300mm
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Mrs Duck
Username:clo99 clo99
Uploaded:15 Feb 2008 - 4:18 PM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Duck, General, Mallard, Wildlife / nature
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bayleaf
bayleaf  6 United Kingdom
15 Feb 2008 - 4:28 PM

This is superb Claudia. What a beautiful close up Smile

John.

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TonyFrith
TonyFrith  7 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2008 - 4:33 PM

Good portrait shot
Tony

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Cormy
Cormy  6 England
15 Feb 2008 - 4:48 PM

Smashing portrait.
Cheers
Alan

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7125 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2008 - 4:58 PM

Fantastic close-up, Claudia. Carol

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luxaeternam
15 Feb 2008 - 4:59 PM

A lovely duck. What beautiful eyes...
Smile Lucy

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Andys0707
Andys0707  6
15 Feb 2008 - 5:10 PM

great detail and look at those eyes, nice work, andys0707

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mrswoolybill Critique Team 7328 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom880 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2008 - 5:15 PM

Lovely portrait, she looks as though she's smiling. Do ducks smile?
Moira

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Assyrian
Assyrian  6132 forum posts Scotland
15 Feb 2008 - 5:39 PM


Quote: Do ducks smile?

It'd be rude not to when someone is taking a photo!

Great shot!
Chris

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Bodiewil
Bodiewil e2 Member 646 forum postsBodiewil vcard Wales
15 Feb 2008 - 5:49 PM

A wonderful detailed image

Dave

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Chrism8 e2 Member 7729 forum postsChrism8 vcard England13 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2008 - 6:03 PM

Now thats Close !!

Chris

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Douglas_George
15 Feb 2008 - 6:10 PM

Great shot.

Dougie.

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Shroomer
Shroomer  7 England167 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2008 - 6:28 PM

Lovely detailed close up
Richard

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Eliza_Day
Eliza_Day  6 South Africa
27 Feb 2008 - 1:15 PM

Awesome close up!

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Nettles
Nettles  6 England
28 Feb 2008 - 11:20 AM

Super close up, well taken. Annette

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