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Fuligule morillon


Fuligule morillon
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Copyright: john vantighem (john1) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 122 W: 0 N: 439] (3410)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2015-03-06
Categories: Birds
Camera: Sony Alpha DSLR 350, Sigma APO DG 70-300 1:4-5.6 Macro, Sandisk Ultra II 4Gb
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/185 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2015-03-16 13:27
Viewed: 673
Points: 3
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Tufted ducks (Aythya fuligula) are, indeed, tufted, although the drake has a more prominent crest than the female (duck). The specific scientific name, fuligula may derive from the Latin word fuligo meaning soot, and drakes have glossy black plumage on their head, breast and back. In contrast, the side and belly have a conspicuous white band but despite this distinctive uniform, tufted ducks can be mistaken for other species such as scaup (Aythya marila) and the vagrant ring-necked duck (Aythya collaris) from North America. Like the tufted duck,

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Hello John,
Beautiful species you have presented. i like this attractive Duck due to its Crest which is really prominent. But this little fellow looks grumpy!!! Nice work John...
Thanks for sharing,
Regards and have a nice Week,
Srikumar

Bonjour John,
La profondeur de champ n'est pas suffisante pour apprécier pleinement la finesse des détails.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.
Gérard

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