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Northern Shoveller ( Female )


Posted by Biru Mitra on Mon Sep 02, 2019 12:17 pm

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This is one of those species of ducks with a very weird shaped bill. This one is a female. The male displays bright contrasting colours which is well marked during breeding plumage.

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by david fletcher on Mon Sep 02, 2019 12:19 pm
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excellent take off shot Biru.
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by Ron Day on Mon Sep 02, 2019 4:26 pm
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Excellent pose in this takeoff shot, Biru.The layered background is beautiful. The water drops add interest and assist in telling the story.
 

by himadri roy on Mon Sep 02, 2019 6:50 pm
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Super take off pose , love the eye of the duck & beautiful layered background.
 

by sirianul on Mon Sep 02, 2019 7:29 pm
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Super nice photo, I like the BG.

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by Gene Gwin on Tue Sep 03, 2019 1:47 pm
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Biru, Nice details on the bird with an excellent background. Agree, that is quite a bill!
 

by Carol Clarke on Wed Sep 04, 2019 10:04 am
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They really are well equipped with that 'shovel' for a bill! Very nice take off view, Biru.

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