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A White-headed Duck (Oxyura leucocephala) taken at WWT Arundel the other week. He was having fun showering and preening in the glorious Spring weather.
Many thanks for your C&Cs on my Wren upload - very much appreciated as alwaysSmile

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:EF500mm f/4L IS USM +1.4x
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:6 Apr 2011 - 1:13 PM
Focal Length:700mm 17.5m from subject tripod
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/2000sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:500
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Quackin' Good Fun!
Username:teocali teocali
Uploaded:17 Apr 2011 - 10:57 AM
Tags:Arundel, Duck, Humour, Oxyura-leucocephala, Pets / captive animals, Preening, Splashing, White-headed, Wildlife & nature, Wwt
Votes:32

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8146 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
17 Apr 2011 - 11:43 AM

Super timing, Sylvia, love the flying water droplets Smile Carol

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8317 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
17 Apr 2011 - 1:48 PM

always fun to watch and even better when you get a good picture such as this one

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
17 Apr 2011 - 3:05 PM

He most certainly is having fun and you captured it really well Sylvia...............Sandy

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harrattp
harrattp  7 England4 Constructive Critique Points
17 Apr 2011 - 3:45 PM

Lovely capture Sylvia, almost can't see the duck for the water splashes.

Paul

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Shroomer
Shroomer  7 England167 Constructive Critique Points
17 Apr 2011 - 7:35 PM

Brilliant exposure and freeze of the water Sylvia.
Great capture
Richard

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AshTree
AshTree  51702 forum posts England6 Constructive Critique Points
17 Apr 2011 - 7:44 PM

Wonderful splashy water capture! He's really going for it, isn't he Smile
Theresa

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Gezina
Gezina  8 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
17 Apr 2011 - 8:43 PM

Great action shot - Ina

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Gray_ina  6
17 Apr 2011 - 10:07 PM

Hi Sylvia, love this capture definitely giviing it all the effort regards gray.

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Apr 2011 - 11:37 PM

brilliant timing sylvia cracking detail a belter Wink
andy

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JohnoP
JohnoP e2 Member 9JohnoP vcard
19 Apr 2011 - 6:21 PM

Great little action shot! John

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
19 Apr 2011 - 10:48 PM

A real bathtime splasher Sylvia. A lovely shot.
Ron

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8246 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
20 Apr 2011 - 6:00 PM

A cracking action shot Sylvia, you've timed this one to perfection. Glad to see that it has caused quite a splash on here!

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