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Wood Duck drake

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by Allen_Woodliffe from Chatham CA on 16 Nov 2012
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A male Wood Duck in its brilliant breeding plumage is one of the most striking species of waterfowl we get to see. During the mid summer to mid autumn, males can look quite drab as they go through their plumage moult, but by December they are looking irresistible. This photo was taken in December a couple of years ago.

  • Camera: Canon EOS 5D
tagged: 'wood duck' 'waterfowl'

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Allen_Woodliffe posted 2015-02-15 9:16pm

Nancy....thanks so much for your kind words!

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Nancy_Clark posted 2014-03-18 8:05pm

Beautiful shot, Allen! There is no doubt that this duck is one of the most flamboyant in N. America. Love the details that you captured!

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Allen_Woodliffe posted 2014-02-24 1:45pm

Thank-you Isabelle....it is a stunning bird indeed!

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