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A proud mother duck and her brood of six ducklings at Slimbridge Wetland Centre. I saw this large family on my last visit the Friday before last. Happy Easter to one and all on epz have an eggciting one!Grin

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 60D
Lens:150.0 - 500.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 235.9 - 786.4 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:11 Apr 2014 - 10:40 AM
Focal Length:174mm
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/320sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Partial
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual Temperature (Kelvin)
Title:Proud mother & her brood
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:20 Apr 2014 - 12:04 AM
Tags:Ducklings, Glos, Mallard duck, Slimbridge, Spring, Wildfowl & wetlands trust, Wildlife / nature
Votes:48

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
20 Apr 2014 - 12:05 AM

OMGoodness, how cute are these little ducks. Great capture. I hope you are going to feed them.

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9251 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
20 Apr 2014 - 12:07 AM

I didn't but lots of visitors did, you can buy grain at the Wetlands Centre to feed the ducks and other waterfowl if you wishSmile

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Nikonuser1
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20 Apr 2014 - 12:09 AM

Cuteness by the bucket load, great spot and captureSmile

Cliff

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Badgerfred
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20 Apr 2014 - 12:29 AM

You've captured some nice detail here Ed, fine image,
Fred.

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taggart
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20 Apr 2014 - 12:31 AM

Happy Easter, the duck family is so dear!

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Mollycat
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20 Apr 2014 - 12:39 AM

She does look pleased with herself. Lovely capture Ed.
Peter.

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
20 Apr 2014 - 5:58 AM

Enchanting, Ed, and have a great day yourself Smile Carol

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SimonFletch
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20 Apr 2014 - 6:00 AM

Wonderful, heart-warming image of these beautiful ducklings, Ed.
Just warming up the Plum Sauce Wink

Here's wishing you and yours a Very Happy Easter.
Simon

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livinglevels
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20 Apr 2014 - 6:49 AM

Embodiment of Spring. Great shot Ed.
Paul

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LynneJoyce
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20 Apr 2014 - 7:08 AM

Beautifully captured, this one has the 'Aaaaaaaaaaah' factor in bucket loads! Have a great Easter Sunday.

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NDODS
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20 Apr 2014 - 7:47 AM

A wonderfully captured springtime composition stuffed with charm and character Ed.

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin

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lifesnapper
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20 Apr 2014 - 7:55 AM

A lovely shot from what may well've been 'Easter Eggs' Smile

John Smile

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Maiwand
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20 Apr 2014 - 9:35 AM

Looks like she has every reason to be proud Ed. Charming shot.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

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Irishkate
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20 Apr 2014 - 10:46 AM

Very apt for Easter Sunday Ed.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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ali63
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20 Apr 2014 - 10:54 AM

A wonderful image, she certainly looks very proud,

Ali Smile

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pluckyfilly
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20 Apr 2014 - 2:30 PM

Quite a family Ed love em

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Brilane
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20 Apr 2014 - 6:22 PM

Lovely group.
Brian

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9251 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
20 Apr 2014 - 6:41 PM

Many thanks for all your comments and clicks, they are much appreciated, Ed

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ChristineD
20 Apr 2014 - 6:53 PM

A wonderful springtime image

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Fefe
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20 Apr 2014 - 7:04 PM

So CUTEGrinGrinGrin
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Mike_Smith
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20 Apr 2014 - 7:59 PM

Happy Easter Ed, cracking shot, ideal for easter

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Brian65
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20 Apr 2014 - 8:28 PM

Quacking shot Ed. Happy Easter.
Brian

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20 Apr 2014 - 10:22 PM

Dooooks, as my neighbour would say, they'll all want a photo now!
great cutie contribution for the day,Ed

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21 Apr 2014 - 4:42 AM

Just delightful my awww for the day…...WinkWinkWink

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Fred263
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22 Apr 2014 - 10:27 PM

Stunning capture. Perfect timing & comp.

Fred

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