A Beautiful Pair

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Debra Plett

Great shot Bernie. Perfect lighting really shows on this couple. Nice that spring has arrived and the birds are on their way back.

Bernie Ewing

Thank you Debra. Yes, spring is always a welcome season. This pair stayed a week in the location where I found them but have since moved on . . .

We have been blessed - last week the local duck pond welcomed a pair of returning Woodies - to add much colour and interest to the normal population of Blacks and Mallards. When one has not seen Wood Ducks for a while, their vivid plumage strikes fresh feelings of wonder and appreciation. This was taken last week on Thursday - today they have gone to find a hidden nesting site.
Taken By
Bernie Ewing
Taken On
March 28, 2022
wood ducks spring plumage pair nesting water reflections bird animal waterfowl teal anseriformes
  • Focal: 300
  • Lens Model: 70.0-300.0 mm f/4.5-6.3
  • Shutter speed: 0.02 sec
  • Aperture: f/ 6.3

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