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Harlequin Duck

Harlequin Duck
Photo Information
Copyright: PETER TAMAS (sirianul) Silver Note Writer [C: 0 W: 0 N: 509] (3544)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2016-02-28
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon 1 D X, Canon 600mm f/4 II + Canon 2.x III conve
Exposure: f/11, 1/400 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2016-04-05 17:00
Viewed: 1797
Points: 10
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From Vancouver Island, BC.
Adult Description
Medium-sized diving duck. White patch in front of eyes. Round white ear spot. Male dark slate-blue with reddish brown sides and odd white patches and spots. Female dusky brown with two or three round white spots on head.
Male Description
Body plumage slate-blue; white bands and collars, bordered with black lines, on chest and neck; large white crescent in front of eye; small white circular patch near ear; white vertical stripe along side of neck; black streak, bordered by white and amber lines, on top of head; iridescent blue secondaries; rich dark slate-blue belly; chestnut-brown flanks.

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so beautiful ! TFS Ori

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2016-04-06 2:29]

Hi Peter,beautiful capture of this magnificent duck,impressive sharpness,bright colors and nice reflections too like a lot of underscores,i like it! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2016-04-06 3:00]

Hello Peter,
In one word: Splendid!

Hi Peter,
A handsome male of Harlequin duck gave a great pose to you. Focus, POV and reflection great. Thanks for sharing.

Very Nice photo. Amazing colors.

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