|Copyright: William Jacobs (oldferret)
|Date Taken: 2009-02-26|
|Exposure: f/10.0, 1/100 seconds|
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|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2009-02-28 2:35|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|These duck are fairly common, except in upland areas, found on most lakes. A medium-sized, rounded and active duck. The males have the unique tassel on the back of the head. 41-45 cm 350 - 950 g. They nest close to water often in long grass, 6 greenish eggs. hatch in 23 -26 days and the ducklings can fly after 6 weeks.|
Taken at a local lake in a leisure centre.
Levels adjusted slightly, cropped and sharpened a tad.
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