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ERHP

EOS RP
May 9, 2013
375
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San Diego
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I spent some time down observing the behaviors of a local population of wintering Redhead ducks. Some interesting things were the minor territorial squabbles as the tide rose and their sandbar(and mine) started to go away. This shot is of a drake, who paused briefly mid waddle to look at me before heading into the water with the rest of the ~200 ducks. As this is part of a much larger park, we have 'ice cream vendors' pushing their carts several hundred feet away and apparently the ducks don't care for the music.

1 DX MK II : 600 f/4L II w/ 1.4X III 1/2500 : f/8 : ISO 1000
 

ISv

"The equipment that matters, is you"
Apr 30, 2017
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I spent some time down observing the behaviors of a local population of wintering Redhead ducks. Some interesting things were the minor territorial squabbles as the tide rose and their sandbar(and mine) started to go away. This shot is of a drake, who paused briefly mid waddle to look at me before heading into the water with the rest of the ~200 ducks. As this is part of a much larger park, we have 'ice cream vendors' pushing their carts several hundred feet away and apparently the ducks don't care for the music.

1 DX MK II : 600 f/4L II w/ 1.4X III 1/2500 : f/8 : ISO 1000
Really nice ERHP!
 
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Bert63

EOS 80D
Dec 3, 2017
171
362
Whidbey Island, Washington
In the Cormorant theme - we see primarily the Double Crested up here. Other varieties as well, but the Double Crested are in the majority.

The biggest group I've even seen at once when I had a camera in my hand with the right set-up to be able to get a decent photo. I call it "No Wake" because of the sign and the Cormorant up top directing traffic. There are 50+ together.

5D4 100-400L II w/1.4X @ 560mm F9 / 1/1600 / ISO 800

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A single from this past week.

EOS-R 100-400L II w/1.4X @ 560mm F8 / 1/800 / ISO 400

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