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Bath Time

By Lillian  
I know you are watching me! but it is my bath time!

White Faced Whistling Duck and if you have never heard them
well worth a visit to Wetlands just to listen to their interaction
thanks are a starWinkWinkWink
V2 in a flap!

This was taken last month at Wetlands Arundel
in the company of Barbara and Bob, another fun day

Thanks you for stopping by

Enjoy your day, and hopefully snow has stopped!


Tags: General Wildlife and nature White faced whistling duck Arundel wetlands

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24 Mar 2013 7:00AM
Excellent captures Lillian, love the detail in V1,

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Mrsbass 5 2 1 United Kingdom
24 Mar 2013 7:33AM
Beautiful images of a beautiful bird taking a bath! Superb detail and I love the water droplets in v1.
CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
24 Mar 2013 7:35AM
Love the flying water droplets, Lillian Smile. More gales forecast for tomorrow, and today is pretty windy, too. Carol
24 Mar 2013 7:42AM
Two excellent images, Lillian!
Love the water splashes in V1!
Still snowing here - where's it all coming from?
Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
24 Mar 2013 7:45AM
I have never seen them and I have never heard them Lillian !! Hope someday I will Smile Two great captures !!
marktc Plus
7 101 15 United Kingdom
24 Mar 2013 7:46AM
Great work Lillian, love the movement you have captured!
fentiger Plus
17 918 24 England
24 Mar 2013 7:51AM
You have caught the action well here Lillian. Very similar to one I uploaded a little while back so I am bound to like it Wink

24 Mar 2013 7:53AM
Stunning detail, wonderful Light. V1 get's my award Today Lillian, smashing!!!

John Smile
24 Mar 2013 8:25AM
Excellent images of these lovely ducks
Caziwinkles 5 3 1 United Kingdom
24 Mar 2013 8:27AM
Two fab images Lillian - great action shot with the water droplets. Smile
Still snowing...! Although very light at the mo.

24 Mar 2013 8:35AM
great duo unfortunately still snowing were i am too
LynneJoyce Plus
10 20 99 United Kingdom
24 Mar 2013 8:36AM
Love the action in V1, but I think the front of the head has 'blown' highlights.
ColleenA Plus
5 367 6 Australia
24 Mar 2013 8:41AM
Two nice images, also never seen or heard them
NaturesHaven 6 283 6 England
24 Mar 2013 8:43AM
Some birds are exhibitionists and love being watched............GrinGrin
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
24 Mar 2013 8:49AM
24 Mar 2013 9:15AM
Love both Lillian but V2 looks like it's dancing Wink
Still snowing here!

24 Mar 2013 9:17AM
Both lovely shots Lillian, brilliantly sharp with great colours, caught the duck having such fun.
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
24 Mar 2013 9:18AM
I have never heard of this breed, Lillian, but it is a strikingly plumaged duck with such an attractive face.
Very well captured in both.
NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
24 Mar 2013 9:19AM
Two wonderfully captured images of this relatively unknown species. The colouring is superbly observed crisp and clear.

Regards Nathan Grin
24 Mar 2013 9:37AM
Beautifully captured.
PhillipMinnis 8 94 4 Australia
24 Mar 2013 9:42AM
Another wonderful capture, Lillian!


jdinne 15 16 England
24 Mar 2013 9:44AM
Great set Lillian V1 love it excellent.

24 Mar 2013 9:51AM
V1 For me, Nice.
9 10 10 England
24 Mar 2013 9:52AM
Two good uns Lillian.Smile
User_Removed 13 386 2 United Kingdom
24 Mar 2013 10:01AM
Two beautiful captures Lillian. GrinGrin

goso 11 2 1 Australia
24 Mar 2013 10:06AM
Top marks Lillian ...Bill
morpheus1955 11 3 2 United Kingdom
24 Mar 2013 11:23AM
Two superb shots Lillian,m excellent detail, colours and timing.

Mynett 9 142 6 United Kingdom
24 Mar 2013 11:33AM
lovely detail in your v1 and terrific timing
JuBarney 7 26 3 United Kingdom
24 Mar 2013 11:36AM
Super shots & esp. love V1
24 Mar 2013 11:46AM
Two excellent captures, but V1 is a stunning one!!!
superb images lillian,well taken indeed.ray
Herge88 11 40 4 England
24 Mar 2013 12:29PM
Superb colours in these images Lillian.

Best Matt
Irishkate Plus
7 41 114 United Kingdom
24 Mar 2013 12:29PM
Two superb images with V1 my favourite today.
Maiwand 11 3 73 England
24 Mar 2013 12:44PM
Excellent shot Lillian. A real beauty.
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
24 Mar 2013 1:02PM
Beautiful shots, you've really captured the detail and colours so wonderfully, Lillian Wink
Trev Smile
Mavis Plus
16 143 2 England
24 Mar 2013 1:13PM
My Goodness Lillian, What a sharp capture , the bath water is fantastic xx SmileSmileSmileSmile
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
24 Mar 2013 1:17PM
splendid captures of the ducks and their toilette! Fun!
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
24 Mar 2013 1:28PM
Two lovely images of such pretty ducks getting all bathed and beautiful for you.......Sandy
User_Removed 5 4 1 United Kingdom
24 Mar 2013 2:13PM
2 great pictures Lillian they dont have make a noise also, like the water droplets. Bob
ali63 Plus
6 775 1 United Kingdom
24 Mar 2013 3:37PM
Great shots lots of fine feather detail,

EAS 9 1 13 Scotland
24 Mar 2013 3:55PM
Looks like bath time is not only a pleasure but a serious business! V1 for me.

netta1234 6 382 2 Wales
24 Mar 2013 4:37PM
Two Excellent images Lillian with lively feather detail,Smile
tomcat 12 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
24 Mar 2013 5:27PM
What lovely rich colour they have Lillian
You do have a wealth of reserves in your areaGrin

24 Mar 2013 6:14PM
Two awesome images Lillian, V1 is my favourite Smile
24 Mar 2013 6:26PM
TSmileSmilewo wonderful shots
teocali Plus
10 441 18 England
24 Mar 2013 7:43PM

Quote:Love the action in V1, but I think the front of the head has 'blown' highlights.

Have to agree with Lynne on this Lillian, but it is still a delightful image with a fine eye. Have you tried reducing the "whites" and "highlights" sliders in the Camera Raw editor? There could be recoverable detail and it would be worth a try Wink
SUE118 Plus
10 8 1 United Kingdom
24 Mar 2013 8:05PM
24 Mar 2013 8:17PM
Great shot. The bird seems all of a dither. Terrific capture. Don
24 Mar 2013 10:58PM
V1 gets my vote a good action shot SmileSmile
Ray42 10 3 England
25 Mar 2013 8:43AM
A good shot of this little character
CaroleS Plus
8 433 3 United Kingdom
25 Mar 2013 10:26AM
Beautiful colour and detail and well captured movement too!Smile
25 Mar 2013 11:07AM
A beautiful image and well captured Lillian
pks 14 2 England
25 Mar 2013 6:20PM
i like v1 best great eye contact

PaulLiley 9 2 13 United Kingdom
25 Mar 2013 9:25PM
Two great action shots ~Lillian. Paul
OAKEY 10 United Kingdom
26 Mar 2013 7:42AM
Great timed capture Lillian, very nice work.
pamelajean Plus
12 1.1k 2022 United Kingdom
26 Mar 2013 10:54AM
A new one to me, Lillian, nice ablutions capture.
moiral 8 12 Scotland
26 Mar 2013 3:13PM
What a lovely looking duck. Some good water movement captured in V1. Moira
Mike_Smith Plus
10 490 1 United Kingdom
27 Mar 2013 5:57PM
Nice one Lillian i took a few shots of these last month at the wetlands in tyne and wear
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
28 Mar 2013 1:46PM
Sharks! I've used my UA...
Here is a smile award for this lovely shot.
Love the subject (Cute or what?) but the water spashes on show are delightful!
GrinGrin (Smile Award) GrinGrin
Billyray 10 70 3 United Kingdom
28 Mar 2013 7:51PM
Gorgeous colour and detail Lillian. V1 for me with all those water droplets.
30 Mar 2013 12:55PM
light colours and detail of V1 is excellent Lillian V1 wins for me

Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
30 Mar 2013 8:27PM
V1 is fab Lillian, love the bright colours and splendid pin sharp detail captured in the plumage

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