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A teal drake on the tack piece at Slimbridge, this was taken back at the end of February when there were hundreds of water fowl overwintering on the reserve.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 60D
Lens:150.0 - 500.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 235.9 - 786.4 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:21 Feb 2014 - 11:23 AM
Focal Length:500mm
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/500sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual Temperature (Kelvin)
Title:Teal Drake
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:23 Apr 2014 - 8:42 AM
Tags:Drake, Glos, Slimbridge, Teal duck, Wildfowl & wetlands trust, Wildlife / nature
Votes:42

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Ted447
Ted447 e2 Member 142 forum postsTed447 vcard United Kingdom
23 Apr 2014 - 8:46 AM

Nice colourful image. Ted. GrinGrin

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JohnoP
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23 Apr 2014 - 8:55 AM

Lovely colourful, detailed image! John

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
23 Apr 2014 - 9:08 AM

Beautiful markings on this sleepy teal, Ed, well captured. Carol

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mikbee
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23 Apr 2014 - 1:39 PM

Well detailed with the markings Ed.
Super shot.
Mick.

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Mollycat
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23 Apr 2014 - 1:39 PM

Having a sleep in the bath comes to mind. Superb capture Ed.
Peter.

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
23 Apr 2014 - 4:01 PM

What wondrous plumage colours these ducks have Ed. They are superb.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinRon

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kathrynlouise
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23 Apr 2014 - 4:13 PM

A little beauty Ed GrinGrin

Kathryn

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Irishkate
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23 Apr 2014 - 5:26 PM

He looks a very strange shape - think it's the water line makes him look long in the body.
Nice little catch light.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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livinglevels
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23 Apr 2014 - 6:49 PM

Great detail and light!

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8231 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
23 Apr 2014 - 7:17 PM

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

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Fred263
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23 Apr 2014 - 8:08 PM

Pleased I was No 30 for this excellent shot.

Fred

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LynneJoyce
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23 Apr 2014 - 10:42 PM

Very nice capture of the iridescent green and lovely feather detail.

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DerekL
DerekL e2 Member 9100 forum postsDerekL vcard England23 Constructive Critique Points
23 Apr 2014 - 10:51 PM

Lovely little duck Ed.

Derek

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SimonFletch
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24 Apr 2014 - 5:10 AM

It's a quacking good shot, Ed, love the catchlight in the eye and the reflection.
Smashing detail in the feathers, too. So good, you could have cropped in a bit?

Simon

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Apr 2014 - 6:43 PM

Lovely lighting,

Ali

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ChristineD
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25 Apr 2014 - 6:47 PM

Beautiful markings and colours

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
25 Apr 2014 - 11:42 PM

Another beauty.. now will the next one be Sir Francis?

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