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Male Bufflehead


Posted by Dan Kearl on Mon Nov 30, 2020 5:04 pm

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by ADKShooter on Mon Nov 30, 2020 5:14 pm
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Bufflehead ducks are a really beautiful little duck that are very difficult to hold their whites and still get their head iridescence.  You did a great job getting both and also getting him in such a great position moving towards you while pushing water along the way.  Very well done on a difficult subject.
 

by Karl Egressy on Mon Nov 30, 2020 7:52 pm
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You captured the beautiful colors in the head.
 

by Ron Day on Mon Nov 30, 2020 11:24 pm
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Dan, excellent head-on approach shot. Love the iridescence and the bow wave. Beautifully done!
 

by Gary Gulash on Tue Dec 01, 2020 12:19 am
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As mentioned, very impressive job capturing this level of color in that challenging head area, wow. Love the reflections too, doubles the enjoyment.
 

by david fletcher on Tue Dec 01, 2020 11:52 am
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Impressive image Dan. head angle, bow wave and colours all sublime.
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by Carol Clarke on Tue Dec 01, 2020 7:53 pm
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Couldn't be sweeter, Dan! Excellent on all counts and pushing his own little bow wave!

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by Mary Brun on Wed Dec 02, 2020 2:20 pm
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A beautiful frontal perspective, very nice attitude of the duck and
I really like the effect created by the thrust of the legs on the water.
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