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Copyright: Mn Gl (marjan) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 459 W: 14 N: 366] (2685)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-09-02
Categories: Birds
Camera: Minolta Dimage Z1
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-09-02 9:36
Viewed: 4388
Points: 16
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one of the ducks on lake close to Ljubljana.

Duck is the common name for a number of species in the Anatidae family of birds. The ducks are divided between several subfamilies listed in full in the Anatidae article. Ducks are mostly aquatic birds, mostly smaller than their relatives the swans and geese, and may be found in both fresh water and sea water.

Most ducks have a wide flat beak adapted for dredging. They exploit a variety of food sources such as grasses, aquatic plants, fish, insects, small amphibians[1], worms, and small molluscs.

Ducks are sometimes confused with several types of unrelated water birds with similar forms, such as loons or divers, grebes, gallinules, and coots.

Many species of duck are temporarily flightless while moulting; they seek out protected habitat with good food supplies during this period. This moult typically precedes migration.

Some duck species, mainly those breeding in the temperate and Arctic Northern Hemisphere, are migratory; those in the tropics, however, are generally not. Some ducks, particularly in Australia where rainfall is patchy and erratic, are nomadic, seeking out the temporary lakes and pools that form after localised heavy rain.

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Hello Marjan,
Too good, the sharpness is mind blowing.
superb color saturation.
TFS
CoolNik

Hi, Marjan!
This guy looks very proud of it's harem, I suppose. Very good sharpness and colours, excellent portrait!
Tadeusz

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  • Arjun Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 358 W: 7 N: 1237] (7593)
  • [2007-09-02 10:24]

Hello Marjan,
superb picture.
tfs

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  • nglen Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2883 W: 30 N: 9683] (36145)
  • [2007-09-02 10:46]

Hi marjan. This is a excellent close up shot of the Duck. showing us fine detail in the feathers. sharp focusing with rich colours. you have captured it with a nice pose. well done TFS. good notes too
Nick..

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  • EOSF1 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1393 W: 119 N: 5267] (23955)
  • [2007-09-02 14:15]
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Hello Marjan, a really good shot of this duck. Very sharp, good light and superb colors. The crop is a bit too tight in my opinion. Thanks !

Mario

good management of the light, fine colours and excellent sharpness,
composition is quite good
regards
jo

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  • pirate Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 799 W: 152 N: 1186] (7474)
  • [2007-09-02 23:41]

hi marjan,

excellent quality of image with very fine details!
tfs
tom

bonjour marjan
un beau gros plan de ce colvert avec une tres bonne texture dans le plumage.
bravo.
laurent

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