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Duck
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Copyright: Howard Story (hkstx) (3)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-04-03
Categories: Birds
Exposure: f/8, 1/500 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-04-06 10:37
Viewed: 3069
Points: 3
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
What of duck is this & where is it from?
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Hi Howard,
this is Egyptian Goose (Alopochen aegyptiaca), an African species.
Welcome to TN.

Michal

Hello,
I think this is an Egyptian Goose, Alopochen aegyptiacus. It has been introduced to England a few hundred years ago. Small numbers live also in Belgium, the Netherlands and probably other in temperate countries.
FF

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  • valy67 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1727 W: 59 N: 3060] (9219)
  • [2009-04-06 13:28]

Hello Howard !
I wish you a very warm welcome to TN ! I agree with Michal and Florin for the bird's ID, and I also want to say that I like your picture - beautiful colors, nice composition, great pose of the Goose. The focus is a bit soft, maybe you could try some sharpening to bring out more details. Well done !
Valérie.

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