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Wigeon
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Copyright: Razvan Zinica (zetu) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 967 W: 26 N: 3888] (16941)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-05-19
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon 40d, Canon EF 100-400 mm F4.5-5.6L IS USM, Jessops UV 77mm
Exposure: f/7.1, 1/320 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-05-19 12:49
Viewed: 1996
Points: 10
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This dabbling duck is 42–52 cm (17–20 in) long with a 71–80 cm (28–31 in) wingspan, and a weight of 500–1,073 g (1.1–2.37 lb). The breeding male has grey flanks and back, with a black rear end and a dark green speculum and a brilliant white patch on upper wings, obvious in flight or at rest. It has a pink breast, white belly, and a chestnut head with a creamy crown. In non-breeding (eclipse) plumage, the drake looks more like the female. The female is light brown, with plumage much like a female American Wigeon. It can be distinguished from most other ducks, apart from American Wigeon, on shape. However, that species has a paler head and white axillaries on its underwing. The female can be a rufous morph with a redder head, and a gray morph with a more gray head.

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Ciao Razvan,
Ottima immagine di questo fischione con stupendi colori, ed un’eccellente nitidezza ed relativi particolari,molto bene la composizione complimenti.
Ti auguro una buona domenica ciao Marco.

Faina captura pe un fundal spectaculos si contraste excelente.
Marius.

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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2012-05-19 21:49]

Hej Razvan,
A fine capture of a female Bläsand.
Technicallt top class with fine lighting and natural colours in a pleasing composition.
Thanks and best regards,
Ivan

Buna Razvan,
Remarc ca in aceasta perioada ai primit o multime de vizitatori in nordul continentului. Imaginea imi place datorita claritatii detaliilor, culorilor, compozitie si a fundalului ce evidentiaza subiectul. Felicitari!
Numai bine,
Mircea

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  • Chiza Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 133 W: 0 N: 474] (5351)
  • [2012-05-21 13:57]

Hola Razvan, excelente toma de una bella especie, muy buen encuadre, color, profundidad enfoque y entorno...saludos.

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