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Long-tailed Duck

Long-tailed Duck
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Copyright: PETER TAMAS (sirianul) Silver Note Writer [C: 0 W: 0 N: 509] (3544)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-12-11
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS 1D Mark IV, Canon EF500/4L IS
Exposure: f/7.1, 1/1600 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-12-21 20:49
Viewed: 5243
Points: 14
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Formerly known as Oldsquaw, the Long-tailed Duck breeds in the Arctic and winters along both coasts of North America. It is distinctive among ducks in plumage, molt sequences, foraging behavior, and vocalizations.

Medium-sized diving duck.
Mostly black-and-white plumage, varying throughout year.
Black wings in all plumages.
Male has long central tail feathers and often a pink band near tip of black bill.

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Hi Peter,
you show us such a beautiful duck. Great picutre. Thanks

  • Great 
  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2010-12-22 1:19]

Hello Peter,
The best photo of this species I've ever seen. Thanks to your low POV. Impressive eye-contact.

Hi Peter
just perfect compo and dof

  • Great 
  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2010-12-22 5:52]

What a beautiful duck, excellent colors and pleasing colors. tfs.

great capture, TFS Ori

Hi Peter,
A very nicely composed photo with amazing colours and very good sharpness.
Seasonís greetings and a happy new year

Hello Peter,
Great image for this beautiful duck captured with sharp details and wonderful colours. Well done!
Best wishes,

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