Mottled Duck

in animalphotography •  3 months ago

Mottled Duck

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This is a male Florida Mottled Duck. I spotted him strutting around when I was doing a photo shoot near the causeway in Melbourne, Florida.

Category animalphotography
Settings f/5.6 1/160 sec 300.0 mm ISO 800
Camera Canon 60D
Lens Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM
Location Melbourne, Florida

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Ducks always look cute and intelligent, awesome photography Roger.

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Thank you Joan!

Lovely photo! 😀
I went with a friend to take her little boy to see the ducks over here recently, he absolutely loved them! Makes for a nice day out 😊

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Thank you for your comments! Ducks are pretty cool!

I love ducks and I love this photo. I am glad you put the link on how to click to enlarge, I was looking for that info. Thank you @rwedgis

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hi nice to see you again @rwedegis, lucky you can find the wild duck, while in my area it is getting hard to find wild duck. wish you luck with the photo

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Beautiful creature! I bet some of the discarded feathers would be excellent fly tying material.

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I'll keep an eye out for feathers for you! We'll be back down there in a couple of weeks.

What a striking image he is!

I just got back last week from Cocoa Beach and Melbourne! Small world!

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Thank you! I'll be back down there in a couple of weeks for the winter!

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Thank you! I'll be back
Down there in a couple of
Weeks for the winter!

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Awwww!! so adorable duck!!!! ❤😊❤ I love this; love the eyes. You have done a good job my friend.

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Thank you so much for your comments!

Awesome capture, Roger! Beautiful bird, and I love how you framed it.

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Thank you Traci!

That is a great capture! I love ducks, they are so cool looking. We had some wooden ones when I was growing up and I remember just being fascinated by them.

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Beautiful. Great pic. Love the clarity of the subject with the blurry background.

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He's a beauty indeed!

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