Lone Ruddy

At one of the water pools on the Squaw Creek NWR, I found this lone Ruddy Duck (Oxyura jamaicensis) female, foraging near the road:

Ruddy Duck hen

Photographic Equipment Used:

  • Canon 7D body
  • Canon EF 500mm, f/4 IS lens + Canon 1.4x TC (shot at 700mm)
  • Handheld, with IS “On”
  • ISO 2500
  • Aperture f/11
  • Shutter 1/1250 sec.



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