A rainy day in Oregon. We were visiting an out of the way memorial flower garden where Wood Ducks were rumored to hang, when out of the rain this curious red calf appeared. Didn’t get any bird pictures.
Eugene, Oregon, USA.

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Canon EOS-7D, Canon 300 f/4 L IS, 1.4 extender, 1/125@ f/5.6 ISO 100 – handheld. Processed in Lightroom 2.2.


bovine, calf, cow, oregon, rain, red

3rd Generation Montanan, raised with a camera in hand, matriculated at U of M (GRIZ) with degrees in History and Creative Writing. Amassing Canon gear to enjoy in my retirement. I spend whatever time I can in Yellowstone and various other Montana wild venues.

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  • SamTheCowdog
    SamTheCowdogabout 4 years ago

    What a beautiful animal. Nice capture.

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeabout 4 years ago

  • artwhiz47
    artwhiz47about 4 years ago

    No, this is not a Wood Duck, but it’ll do….

  • SamTheCowdog
    SamTheCowdogabout 4 years ago

    Congratulations on your feature, beautiful bright little guy!

  • Thanks so much for the feature – he WAS just to pretty to pass up.

    – Ken McElroy

  • danamh40
    danamh40about 4 years ago

    Congratulations on your spotlight feature! August 18, 2010

  • Thanks, Dana – much appreciated.

    – Ken McElroy

  • lorilee
    lorileealmost 4 years ago


  • Lori Peters
    Lori Petersalmost 4 years ago

    This is so beautiful.

  • artisandelimage
    artisandelimagealmost 4 years ago

    congratulations for your feature in the Country Bumpkin group !!!
    my best, francis.

  • webbie
    webbiealmost 4 years ago

    Congratulations on your feature at Country Bumpkin,,awsome job:)

  • Thanks to the gracious hosts of Country Bumpkin for featuring my image and the warm welcome to the group.

    – Ken McElroy

  • AndreaEL
    AndreaELover 3 years ago

    CONGRATULATIONS on your wonderful feature, amazing work and well earned.

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