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A pair of pintail ducks on the Rushy Pen Lake at Slimbridge, the larger one with the chocolate brown head is the drake.

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 - 10:00 AM
Focal Length:370mm
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/640sec
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:Pintail Pair
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:27 Feb 2014 - 12:17 AM
Tags:Glos, Pintail ducks, Slimbridge, Wildfowl & wetlands trust, Wildlife / nature
Votes:53

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
27 Feb 2014 - 12:29 AM

Awww! an adorable family scene-- sharp and clear!

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
27 Feb 2014 - 1:04 AM

I have heard of pinning the tail on a donkey Ed,
but not a duck !!
Good shot.
Mick.

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gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6520 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
27 Feb 2014 - 1:09 AM

You do get your monies worth out of that season ticket Ed, another great shot mate. - gary

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terryxc
terryxc  1 England
27 Feb 2014 - 1:30 AM

Great shot...

Terry.

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ukgubbi
ukgubbi e2 Member 2ukgubbi vcard India
27 Feb 2014 - 1:35 AM

Fine details, lovely.

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
27 Feb 2014 - 6:08 AM

A fine capture, Ed. Carol

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LynneJoyce
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27 Feb 2014 - 6:44 AM

A very smart couple beautifully captured.

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
27 Feb 2014 - 6:58 AM

A great capture EdSmile


Cliff

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barbarahirst
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27 Feb 2014 - 7:38 AM

A big difference in size

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2168 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
27 Feb 2014 - 7:44 AM


Quote: A very smart couple beautifully captured.

Superb capture Ed, magnificent light and reflections

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
27 Feb 2014 - 8:04 AM

Excellent Ed, nice detail,
Fred.

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Caziwinkles
27 Feb 2014 - 8:30 AM

Little and large - quacking shot Ed. Love the reflection. Smile

Carol

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 33063 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom101 Constructive Critique Points
27 Feb 2014 - 8:49 AM

A stunning capture, pin sharp with great colour and beautiful crystal clear reflections Ed.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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Mollycat
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27 Feb 2014 - 9:03 AM

Wonderful picture of this pair Ed, Great work.
Peter.

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
27 Feb 2014 - 9:15 AM

Delighted to be 30 on this lovely shot Ed.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

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Lynniesefforts
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27 Feb 2014 - 1:08 PM

What a handsome pair...such a lovely image Ed.

Lynette Grin

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland111 Constructive Critique Points
27 Feb 2014 - 1:36 PM

So good to see the pair together, and being totally ignorant about most again species, I am surprised at the marked difference in their sizes.
Excellent capture, Ed.
R.

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DerekL
DerekL e2 Member 9100 forum postsDerekL vcard England23 Constructive Critique Points
27 Feb 2014 - 1:39 PM

Nice shot Ed,
Shows the difference between the sexes well.
Lovely detail and nice reflections.

Derek

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ChristineD
ChristineD e2 Member 8ChristineD vcard England
27 Feb 2014 - 1:56 PM

A beautifully captured pair

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Irishkate
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27 Feb 2014 - 2:05 PM

A lovely pair with every detail so crisp and beautiful reflections.
Aren't you glad to have upgraded that camera?
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
27 Feb 2014 - 3:33 PM

Lovely imageSmile

Eileen

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lifesnapper
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27 Feb 2014 - 5:40 PM

Super Light on this one Ed', the Water looks great. ( And the Ducks of course)

John Smile

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pluckyfilly
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27 Feb 2014 - 7:03 PM

Well seen picture, next - watch for youngsters

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Glostopcat
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27 Feb 2014 - 8:01 PM

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

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Holmewood
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27 Feb 2014 - 8:54 PM

Great shot Ed. Cathy

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cheesey
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28 Feb 2014 - 12:05 AM

Great shot, lovely colours and clarity.
Cheesey.

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