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A male shoveler duck I saw from one of the hides overlooking the tack piece at Slimbridge on a visit there last Easter

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:28 Mar 2013 - 11:00 AM
Focal Length:500mm
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/250sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Landscape
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Shoveler
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:24 Jan 2014 - 9:25 AM
Tags:Drake, Glos, Shoveler duck, Slimbridge, Wildfowl & wetlands trust, Wildlife / nature
Votes:55

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 1112 forum postsColleenA vcard South Africa3 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jan 2014 - 9:43 AM

He is magnificent Ed, beautiful colours

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bobhowell
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24 Jan 2014 - 9:52 AM

Very nice detail. Bob

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Lynniesefforts
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24 Jan 2014 - 10:19 AM

Love the colours on this boy..wonderful image Ed..

Lynette Grin

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Mollycat
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24 Jan 2014 - 10:41 AM

Can feel the motion of the water, lovely capture Ed. Peter.

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A Booth
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24 Jan 2014 - 10:48 AM

lovely colours in a nicely composed profile image.

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LynneJoyce
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24 Jan 2014 - 12:19 PM

Lovely capture of this gorgeous bird but it needs levelling.

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DicksPics
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24 Jan 2014 - 12:38 PM

Beautiful detail captured here, Ed.

Richard

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 7135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore16 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jan 2014 - 2:59 PM

Lovely capture of this colourful fella, Ed. He looks quite serious.

Andrew

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 4EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jan 2014 - 3:05 PM

A great image.
Joan.

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mikbee
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24 Jan 2014 - 3:17 PM

Nice colouring here Ed.
Good shot.
Mick.

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Maiwand
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24 Jan 2014 - 3:39 PM

Excellent shot Ed.GrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

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EileenH
24 Jan 2014 - 4:25 PM

Great captureSmile

Eileen

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 32335 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom96 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jan 2014 - 4:43 PM

This is a beautiful bird and you have captured the male of the species very well, great colour Ed.

Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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DerekL
DerekL e2 Member 989 forum postsDerekL vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jan 2014 - 5:03 PM

Nice shot Ed.

Derek

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8226 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jan 2014 - 5:16 PM

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

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Irishkate
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24 Jan 2014 - 5:26 PM

Beautiful colours Ed and isn't Shoveler a great name ?
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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TyChee
TyChee e2 Member 9184 forum postsTyChee vcard United States1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jan 2014 - 6:58 PM

Beautiful capture. He has a very long bill.

Ty

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richmowil
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24 Jan 2014 - 8:48 PM

Nice Image Ed!! I like it a lot!!

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Holmewood
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24 Jan 2014 - 10:02 PM

He is very handsome Ed. Cathy

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Lillian
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24 Jan 2014 - 10:42 PM

With a beak like that..no wonder he got that nameWink
Ed a lovely clear shot
Lillian

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25 Jan 2014 - 9:34 AM

Pleased to make it 50 Ed,
Fred.

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2449 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jan 2014 - 5:06 PM

Wonderful image Ed,

Ali Smile

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