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Sunshine flap!

By Lillian  
Male Mallard taking to exercising in the sunshine

Just back from Arundel Wetlands..what a great day..loads of photographers as two Kingfishers

So a quick break from the BWC and a few from Arundel
Hand held and have done nothing with him..just a crop!

Thanks for looking

Lillian

Tags: General Duck Mallard Wildlife and nature

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Comments


nglen Plus
9 42 1 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2013 5:13PM
The Mallard is enjoying the bright sunshine. Good detail in the open wings.
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29 Dec 2013 5:14PM
great work
great timing lillian like the light. christineGrinGrinGrinGrin
richmowil Plus
8 320 2 England
29 Dec 2013 5:19PM
Nice Image Lillian!! I like it a lot!!
CarolG Plus
10 199 19 Greece
29 Dec 2013 5:22PM
Wonderful irridescence in his plumage, Lillian, a fine capture. Carol
NDODS Plus
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2013 5:23PM
Beautifully captured, however your image would benefit from a little straightening in the horizontal GrinGrinGrin
29 Dec 2013 5:25PM
I had no need to get into a flap, to decide who to give my UA to. Eric.
29 Dec 2013 5:35PM
I love his colours and you managed to get him in mid flap. Great capture.

Harriet
Great shot and timing
Hope you had a great day out!
MyaGrinGrinGrin
29 Dec 2013 5:47PM
Superb detail and clarity, Lillian.

Richard
29 Dec 2013 5:54PM
Absolutely gorgeous Lillian. Lovely lighting GrinGrin

Kathryn
29 Dec 2013 5:57PM
Very fast exposure and photographer's finger!
Mollycat Plus
3 11 2 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2013 6:02PM
Superb picture Lillian. I applaud your capture. GrinGrin Peter
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2013 6:12PM
V2 for Nathan
although river was running off on a fork there
and reeds naturally falling for reflectionWink
It does look better..but unfortunately not a true image now
pks Plus
12 2 England
29 Dec 2013 6:20PM
its stands so much its almost 3d

peter
SUE118 Plus
8 8 1 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2013 6:47PM
Lovely movement in this delightful shot.SmileSmile
AnnChown Plus
7 199 1 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2013 6:52PM
His iridescent feathers show up very well Lillian. Super colour and light.
netta1234 Plus
4 382 2 Wales
29 Dec 2013 6:59PM
Brilliant timing Lillian with lovely light and reflectionSmileSmileSmile
NettaSmileSmileSmile
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
29 Dec 2013 6:59PM
Brilliant colors!
29 Dec 2013 7:22PM
Excellent timing Lillian, like both versions,
Fred.
29 Dec 2013 7:28PM
Two superb shots Lillian, excellent timing

Hugh
JuBarney Plus
5 20 3 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2013 7:42PM
Two smashing shots
Ju
29 Dec 2013 8:34PM
Lovely shot Lillian
bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
29 Dec 2013 8:38PM
Superbly colourful and timely capture Lillian.
Brian.
29 Dec 2013 8:41PM
Glad you had a good day Lillian, sunny here too. Excellent Mallard images, colours are superb, I love action shots.

Ruth
29 Dec 2013 8:42PM
Shot of the day for me Lillian - great timing! Smile

Carol
ali63 Plus
4 760 1 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2013 8:42PM
Superb images Lillian,

Ali Grin
michaelo Plus
10 11 1 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2013 8:53PM
what a beauty!!!!!
29 Dec 2013 9:07PM
Lovely colours and reflections. Smile
ColleenA Plus
4 323 5 Australia
29 Dec 2013 9:36PM
Superb photography as usual Lillian
rayme330 5 17 1 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2013 9:45PM
Two sharp and well timed shots Lillian.

Ray
Stunning captures for all aspects!
Regards,
George
Irishkate Plus
6 38 104 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2013 10:53PM
The mallard is brilliant Lillian.
With nature image do we retain as it was or straighten or remove distractions?
Don't suppose there is a definitive answer unless for a Wildlife competition?
Kate GrinGrinGrin
Maiwand Plus
10 3 72 England
29 Dec 2013 11:02PM
Well spotted and timed Lillian . Fine shot.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron
Nikonuser1 Plus
4 117 14 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2013 11:14PM
Great captured Lillian well timedSmile

Cliff
lynks 9 England
29 Dec 2013 11:43PM
Brilliant capture of a humble duck like the Mallard.WinkWinkWinkWink
Chinga Plus
6 3 1 United Kingdom
30 Dec 2013 12:59AM
Two adorable captures with excellent light on the subjects... Grin
IB
rontear Plus
13 8 8 England
30 Dec 2013 1:17AM
Ready to fly, Lillian.
Ron
30 Dec 2013 5:03AM
Stunning image, Lillian, excellent timing and fabulous colours.

Simon
30 Dec 2013 5:15AM
Excellent images Lillian !
fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
30 Dec 2013 8:11AM
Beautiful bird captured in a beautiful setting.

Albert
30 Dec 2013 8:52AM
Stunning images Lillian, wonderful colours, detail and reflections Smile
Jan
30 Dec 2013 9:05AM
A beautiful shot Lillian, and I'm kind of edging towards V2 as a fav'.

John Smile
30 Dec 2013 9:05AM
Super capture Lillian. All the best for the New Year. Look forward to the Kingy shots. paul
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
30 Dec 2013 9:13AM
V2, definitely.
Well caught. Wishing you a very happy, Healthy, prosperous and good shooting year
Jenni xxxx
Two wonderful images Lillian.. The colours are beautiful on this little one..Grin

Lynette Grin
Beautiful light and colour.
30 Dec 2013 10:40AM
Beautifully captured Lillian

Gordon
dark_lord Plus
12 1.9k 354 England
30 Dec 2013 12:23PM
Wel captured, even if it's 'only' a mallard.
Much better for straightening up.
Glostopcat Plus
10 255 2 England
30 Dec 2013 4:45PM
What a poser Lillian, this is a fabulous image of this mallard drake flapping his wings, the colours are simply glorious and you've caught him in some wonderful warm light. I had a very enjoyable day at Slimbridge with gary_d and the light was perfect and the weather sunny all day. I managed a shot of a cetti's warbler and lots of a heron close up. He came to within a few feet of us and wasn't in the least bit bothered that around a dozen or so photographers were snapping away at him constantly!
annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
3 Jan 2014 10:47PM
he doesn't need any 'doing to', he is just fine!

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