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The family of Spot-billed Duck

The family of Spot-billed Duck
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Copyright: mikio kato (lazyman) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 141 W: 13 N: 192] (1023)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-07-11
Categories: Birds
Camera: Pentax K10D, Pentax DA 50-200mm f4.0-5.6
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/250 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2013-09-08 5:22
Viewed: 2513
Points: 14
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This photograph is taken in the pond of Hibiya park in Tokyo Chiyoda-ku. On this day, exactly, the parent and some cute chicks of the Spot-billed Duck formed the group, and were swimming calmly in the pond. Occasionally, they rested by going up to rocks in pond. The parents of a spotbill duck are about 53 - 63 cm in full length, and the wing-span length is 83 - 91 cm. And, the feathers of the whole body is dark brown. It is distributed over the Republic of Korea, the People's Republic of China, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Japan, and eastern Russia. It mainly inhabits to the lake, the river ryc,. And, it will also be inhabited the ocean if winter comes. Feeding habits are omnivorous with vegetable foods tendency, and eat a seed, an aquatic plant, an insect, etc.

1. Spot-billed Duck on rock: workshop
2. Scientific classification:
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Anseriformes
Family: Anatidae
Subfamily: Anatinae
Genus: Anas
Species: A. poecilorhyncha

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Hello Mr.Mikio,
Beautiful picture of this Duck family.Very sharp picture with good details.Little ones are really cute and adorable.Well captured.
Thanks for sharing,
Regards and have a nice time,

hallo Mikio
very good sharpness picture with 3d effect
beautiful colours
thanks greeting lou

Very interesting subject and great photo Mikio! Very good composition, wonderful colours and impressive sharpness!

Ciao Mikio, lovely composition with nice family scene, wonderful colors, excellent clarity and splendid light, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

hallo Mikio
照的清晰 很可愛的家庭相片
構圖美麗 背景深遂

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  • Cobo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 236 W: 1 N: 535] (5799)
  • [2013-09-09 7:28]

Excellent picture and a great and beautiful moment! I like this picture! Congratulation.

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2013-11-03 15:38]

Hello Mikio
very exciting circle made by the ducklings to show how enjoyable life with mummy. The details are excellent and the the tiny droplets of water could be seen on those little fine hairs.
Tight crop to allow definite eye movement.
Great presentation in simple style.


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