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COMMON POCHARD


COMMON POCHARD
Foto informatie
Auteursrechten: Marius Secan (marius-secan) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1835 W: 0 N: 5172] (27796)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Kleur
Datum Opname: 2017-08-30
CategorieŽn: Birds
Camera: NIKON D810, Nikon 300mm f/4D IF-ED AF-S + 1,4TC II
Belichting: f/5.6
More Photo Info: [view]
Fotoversie: Originele versie
Datum inzending: 2017-09-28 2:31
Gezien: 199
Punten: 8
[Richtlijnen voor opmerkingen] Opmerking van de fotograaf
DANUBE DELTA (great number of ducks flying together)

The common pochard is a medium-sized diving duck.

The adult male has a long dark bill with a grey band, a red head and neck, a black breast, red eyes and a grey back. The adult female has a brown head and body and a narrower grey bill-band. The triangular head shape is distinctive. Pochards are superficially similar to the closely related North American redhead and canvasback.

Their breeding habitat consists of marshes and lakes with a metre or more water depth. Pochards breed in much of temperate and northern Europe into Asia. They are migratory, and spend winter in the south and west of Europe.

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Amazing view of these birds flying together in a huge flock, Marius.
Danube Delta seems like a great bird sanctuary in your region.
Thanks for sharing another great picture from your outing there.
Ram

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5801 W: 89 N: 14910] (62510)
  • [2017-09-28 8:50]

Hi Marius,what a lot of ducks,the delta is very very rich of this species as i can see! A fantastic in flight capture with impressive details,so sharp that i can count how may they are..eheh..well done! Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2655 W: 278 N: 4873] (19672)
  • [2017-09-28 17:45]

Hello Marius,
What a magnificent inflight image of this large flock of Pochards. Tac sharp focus showing them in a number of different wing positions. Beautifully marked even at this great distance. The white markings on their wings really catch your eye.
Ron

Ciao Marius, great capture of a lot of birds, wonderful natural colors, excellent clarity and splendid light, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

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