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Yellow Billed Duck


Yellow Billed Duck
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Copyright: Deon Serfontein (deons) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 58 W: 0 N: 55] (595)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-01-09
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS 550D Digital, Canon 400 mm 5.6 L
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/1250 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-01-24 0:42
Viewed: 2350
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Yellow-billed Duck, Anas undulata, is a 5158 cm long dabbling duck which is an abundant resident breeder in southern and eastern Africa.

It is a bird of freshwater habitats in fairly open country and feeds by dabbling for plant food mainly in the evening or at night. It nests on the ground in dense vegetation near water. The clutch numbers between six and twelve eggs.

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  • MMM Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1114 W: 0 N: 2546] (11425)
  • [2013-01-24 6:04]

Hello Deon
Nice closed up of an unknow specie to me.Your image is sharp with nice plumage details.I also like that little catch light in the eye.Maybe I would have left a little more space on the top of your image but it is still an excellent capture.
TFS Michel

Hi Deon,
beautiful bird in water environment. I like these colours and composition.
Thanks for sharing,
Maciek

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2013-01-24 14:58]

Hi Deon,an excellent capture of this curious duck,great details and colors and very good exposure in these different light levels,i like it!Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

Hello Deon
Interesting species and impressive photo with good composition, wonderful colours and good sharpness.
Regards,
Christodoulos

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