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Whistler's Father


Whistler's Father
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Copyright: jacque merritt (olddj) Silver Note Writer [C: 0 W: 0 N: 10] (84)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-03-10
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS 20D, sigma 70-300 apo macro
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/160 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-12-02 11:23
Viewed: 3446
Points: 2
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This is a Fulvous Whistling Duck - Dendrocygna bicolor - and they are now nesting in Florida. Some think they are more closly related to geese than ducks, but looks closer to duck to me! LOL Very pretty birds in any case - and yes, if you have not heard them, they WHISTLE, do not quack!

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Hi Jacque,
Magnificent portrait!
I like very much the pose caught of this f.w.duck, and the way you filled the frame with it.
It's very good the contrasting colours and the nicely blurred background got.
Congratulations and thanks for share it.
My best regards,
JM

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