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Mallard – A. platyrhynchos

This female mallard was giving me the evil eye and protecting her babies. This photo was taken in Richmond Park, Richmond, Greater London. She seemed to show absolutely no fear and as soon as her babies had swam far enough away she turned and followed.

Taken with a Canon 400d with a 100-400L series lens.

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mallard, platyrhynchos, bird, nature, wildlife, london, richmond, richmond park, feathers, cboyle

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Comments

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeabout 2 years ago

  • Thank you

    – CBoyle

  • XplosivBadger
    XplosivBadgerabout 2 years ago

    Great shot.

  • Thanks so much :)

    – CBoyle

  • Franco De Luca Calce
    Franco De Luca...about 2 years ago

    Lovely shot! Interesting info!

  • Cheers :)

    – CBoyle

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppabout 2 years ago

    WONDERFUL work

  • Thank you

    – CBoyle

  • vic321
    vic321almost 2 years ago

    Beautiful shot !

  • Thank you so much for your kind words :)

    – CBoyle

  • Ruth Lambert
    Ruth Lambertalmost 2 years ago

  • Thank you so much Ruth!

    – CBoyle

  • John44
    John44almost 2 years ago

    A great composition with a strong impact!

  • Thank you so much John!

    – CBoyle

  • Peter Doré
    Peter Doréalmost 2 years ago

  • Thank you Peter :)

    – CBoyle

  • heatherfriedman
    heatherfriedmanalmost 2 years ago

    I can almost hear her quack!!

  • haha Thank you Heather :)

    – CBoyle

  • Helen Vercoe
    Helen Vercoealmost 2 years ago

    Ducks rock! Love it :)

  • Cheers helen! She is a very striking duck :)

    – CBoyle

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