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Handsome Fella

By Fearniespurs
Hi all I have been to a bird sanctuary today in Llanelli West Wales, I took this shot of a duck that I have never seen before, the green flash on his head caught my eye, does anybody know what duck this is? I think he is a real handsome fella...not that I fancy ducks!! all comments welcome

Tags: General Duck Llanelli Bird sanctuary Wildlife and nature

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Comments


12 Apr 2008 7:58PM
Fantastic shot. Beautiful detail and colors.

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lammie 11
12 Apr 2008 8:09PM
Looks like an Eider to me. Nice head shot.
Don.
EllieEdge 8 15 42 Norway
12 Apr 2008 8:10PM
Pin sharp. It is an Eider but cannot tell you which one Smile
fatmod 10 22 England
12 Apr 2008 8:30PM
superb portrait shot
12 Apr 2008 8:50PM
brilliant shot! looks like an eider to me too!

Pel
TonyFrith 9 3 6 United Kingdom
12 Apr 2008 9:06PM
Up north they are called cuddie ducks after Saint Cuthbert who isolated himself on an Island
Or to put it another way its a male eider
Tony
CAI_Images 9 54 United Kingdom
12 Apr 2008 9:06PM
wicked close up!
brilliant detail and colour too!

Chad
12 Apr 2008 9:08PM
Great duck portrait
Glynnis
Marian 10 62 England
12 Apr 2008 10:09PM
I agree, it's an Eider Duck. Marian
12 Apr 2008 11:14PM
No idea what he is but he's very handsome! Nice shot.
Suse
User_Removed Junior Member 9 16 England
12 Apr 2008 11:20PM
Beautiful bird and wonderfully clear detailed capture
Andrew
Lois96 9 Wales
13 Apr 2008 6:57PM
Great shot dad
lois

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