Li’l Quackers

Today’s post features one of the Mallard duck families that often visited us by our dock at our Lake of the Ozarks (Missouri) home, this past summer. This Mallard hen allowed us to watch as her family grew up: Photographic Equipment Used: Canon 7D body Canon 100-400mm f/4.5 – f/5.6 IS lens Handheld, with IS […]

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Fun Friday: Quality Family Time

While visiting the Lee Metcalf NWR in southwest Montana, this family of ducks (Mallards, I believe, but not sure) swam by me:    

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Mallard Beauty

Over the past couple of days, I photographed at the wonderful Squaw Creek NWR, located in northwest Missouri. I traveled to the refuge to photograph Trumpeter Swans … a recent headcount indicated a little over 200 swans were on the refuge. On my trip around the 10 mile refuge car route, I came upon hundreds […]

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Magnificent Mallards

Continuing from yesterday’s post of my first kayak adventure of 2011, I saw several species of ducks, though mostly Mallards (Anas platyrhynchos). With clear skies, and a wind that was coming from the same direction as the sun, I was able to get some pretty nice flight shots of these beauties, against a nice, blue sky and with front-lighting, […]

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