Long-tailed Duck.


Posted by Karl Egressy on Thu Nov 16, 2023 6:46 pm

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I checked out the Ship Canal at the Lift Bridge, Burlington today. The piers have been cordoned away on both sides due to construction and some other issues. There won't be much BIF shooting this year I'm afraid. I'll try to sneak in passed the cordon next time.

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by paul fletcher on Thu Nov 16, 2023 8:41 pm
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Always great to see photographs of the Long-Tailed Duck, Karl, especially in flight. ( Hope you are successful in getting in closer next time) ! Bronte Harbour had several Long-Tailed Ducks last winter with good access for photography- perhaps they have arrived there as well, anyway, a fine image here, Karl.
 

by Swissblad on Fri Nov 17, 2023 2:07 am
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Lovely in-flight image - spectacular species.
 

by himadri roy on Fri Nov 17, 2023 2:28 am
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Excellent flight frame.
 

by david fletcher on Fri Nov 17, 2023 3:06 am
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A beauty Karl! The light is sublime. Good luck with the ducks this year as it looks challenging for you.
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by peter makuch on Fri Nov 17, 2023 8:48 am
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you nailed this one well and good luck for your future adventure.
 

by Axel Hildebrandt on Fri Nov 17, 2023 3:39 pm
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Great light and pose, I can't wait to see some of these at the shore around here.
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by Jakejacoby on Fri Nov 17, 2023 4:17 pm
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Very pretty capture Karl - wish we had those in Florida.
 

by gregc on Sat Nov 18, 2023 5:20 am
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Excellent BIF pose, showing the tail well.
 

by Carol Clarke on Sat Nov 18, 2023 7:52 am
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I always look forward to seeing the shots of these beautiful ducks at this time of year! Good luck with your sneaking, Karl!

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by Todd Bauer on Sat Nov 18, 2023 12:21 pm
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It's flawless. Beautiful background.
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by Amy Kay on Mon Nov 20, 2023 8:53 am
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I just love these ducks, fantastic flight shot Karl!
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by Greg Forcey on Tue Nov 21, 2023 3:26 pm
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Great golden light on this subject as well as excellent wing position Karl.
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by VinayakYardi on Thu Nov 23, 2023 11:02 am
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