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Lorraine Boyd
Crescent, New York
04:26 pm

Equipment Details:

D500 with Nikon 600mm f/4 lens hand held

Post-processing Details:

Crop & lighting 2 photos, create collage

Image Details:

In a hidden pond to the side of the road I spotted many Wood ducks. These are juveniles at different stages. The male develops the red eye and the colorful plumage. The female has a white patch around her eye and is less colorful, being a gray-brown. As an adult, the male is very colorful & beautiful, whereas the female remains the gray-brown. It is so relaxing just watching them hang out & taking a swim.