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Friends of a Different Feather
07-DEC-2015 Vern Rogers (fotabug fotos)

Friends of a Different Feather

It was great to see these two kinds of duck sharing a log together at Delta Ponds. Of course, the Wood Duck is much more colorful than a Mallard, but they are both beautiful. I thought they made a good pair. That's a female Wood Duck on the left.

Nikon COOLPIX P900
1/125s f/5.6 at 170.0mm iso450 full exif

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Jack Hoying11-Jan-2016 23:27
Wow, what an excellent photo of this group! Amazing colors.
Laura Milholland11-Jan-2016 23:06
My, oh my! So colorful - and what a great job you did timing it so you got the faces on all three. Excellent shot, Vern. V
Julie Oldfield09-Jan-2016 17:45
Gorgeous!
Alexander Kazakov09-Jan-2016 12:20
Superb! V
Claude Gagnon09-Jan-2016 00:39
Beautiful! Very well done for this great shot :)) V
coaster09-Jan-2016 00:20
Great capture. Those Wood Ducks are really pretty.
Stephanie08-Jan-2016 21:45
Quack quack! I love mallards too! ;) V
Ed Duverger08-Jan-2016 20:33
Wonderful birds.
Tom LeRoy08-Jan-2016 20:32
Amazing colors on that pretty Wood Duck. Sharp image. V
Steve Thuman08-Jan-2016 19:04
The wood duck looks a bit annoyed the mallard is sharing its log. Beautiful colors.
JSB PHOTOGRAPHS08-Jan-2016 17:30
That is a great looking shot, love there colors too. V
John Shen Photography08-Jan-2016 16:39
Wow, super gorgeous capture, and lovely to see! :)
Walter Otto Koenig08-Jan-2016 15:52
Beautiful colors and markings. Tack sharp.
Clarence King08-Jan-2016 15:33
Yes! unusual to see them together. v
Ed R 08-Jan-2016 15:02
Birds not of a feather on a stick together!
Jim Coffman08-Jan-2016 14:25
What a wonderful colorful capture, Vern! Absolutely love this image!
Ruth Voorhis08-Jan-2016 13:58
Beautiful colors.
Kuriacose Joseph08-Jan-2016 13:03
Isn't it interesting that the males have more attractive colors than the females?
waterfalls man08-Jan-2016 13:01
Great Shot Capture V!!
Roger Bailey08-Jan-2016 11:32
Nice to see such a colourful pair.
J Ponces08-Jan-2016 07:33
Amazing, the blue colours of the Wood Duck! I never saw them like that! V
joseantonio08-Jan-2016 07:08
Such a lovely find with those lovely colors.V
Bea.08-Jan-2016 06:35
What a wonderful mix of colours they make, nice to see they share.
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