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-5 Ducks

By BarbaraR
Another to add to my canal set.
I took this in February after a night
of -5 C temps. They looked so cold on
their one legs and tucked up.
I was pleased with the five formation.
Hope it works, especially at thumbnail ..
Cheers for the c&c's previously folks.
B. x

Tags: Canal Ice Ducks Wildlife and nature

Voters: CherryMartin, lostintime, Shroomer and 29 more

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Comments


lostintime Plus
13 13 6 Germany
10 Apr 2008 3:43PM
Great capture, they must have been unhappy with the ice and frost.
Alexandra
Shroomer 14 14 167 England
10 Apr 2008 4:05PM
Lovely capture but I count 7 Barbra.
Richard
Rylands 13 1 2 United Kingdom
10 Apr 2008 4:47PM
Superb image
Ray
BarbaraR 14 982 1 England
10 Apr 2008 4:57PM
Many thanks Alexandra, Richard, Ray.
Aye, there's 7 ducks in total, but I meant as
as sort of five formation .. *confusing herself, lol.
Cheers folks,
B. x
luxaeternam 13 21 1
10 Apr 2008 5:47PM
Love the way they hide their heads. I think I'd have done the same...
Two of them are hidden anyway - lol
Smile Lucy
nickyv32 Plus
13 135 England
11 Apr 2008 9:05AM
Wonderful image, you caught them early all still tucked up asleep, were they frozen to the spot ?
Super photo.

Nicky
BarbaraR 14 982 1 England
11 Apr 2008 10:39AM
Many thanks Lucy, Nicky, everyone.
Pleased to say they all thawed out just fine,
swans and ducks, (coots, moorhens too)
They'll be raising their broods now .

Cheers, B x
Smile
fwatts 13
11 Apr 2008 10:52AM
looooks cold there brrrr nice one xxx
11 Apr 2008 9:07PM
Great capture.
dianah 14 24.5k 4 United Kingdom
11 Apr 2008 10:26PM
Great shot..looks freezingcold , they look as though they are shivering.
Di
piccy 14 8 Wales
12 Apr 2008 12:12PM
Lol, poor things.
Freda
12 Apr 2008 4:14PM
well seen and composed...

Nikki !
ketch 13 770 50 Turks And Caicos Islands
13 Apr 2008 12:35PM
The must be so chilly - no wonder they have their own 'down' duvets underneath I think they need it. Great image.
cats_123 Plus
17 5.0k 30 Northern Ireland
15 Apr 2008 7:54PM
good grouping

jeff
24 Apr 2008 7:32PM
They must have been so cold.

Photo really shows the coldness of the day.
1 May 2008 2:45PM
Good one Barbara. It makes me feel cold just to look at them!
Thanks for taking the time to look through my p/f and for your comments. I appreciate it a lot.

Val
whiteswan01 13 13 England
11 May 2008 7:14PM
awwwww they look so cold nice shot Dawn
daringdaphne 17 82 United Kingdom
20 May 2008 9:12PM
Good composition: certainly captures the icy mood. and the fact that ducks cope. Like the tones too.

(*.*)D.
mhfore 14 8 176 England
1 Feb 2012 12:45PM
Now, are those reflection real I ask myself, mmmmmmmm. Nice sense of humour in this shot Barbara. I like your crystal close up's, I'll close the door and leave a vote on the way out.

Take care

Martin

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