Whitefaced Duck (Dendrocygna viduata). Allso known as the "Nonnetjies-eend". Has black head with white face. Typical erect and proud posture when out of the water. Usually found in large groups and spend a large part of the day on the banks of rivers and dams.
These two were rather suspicious of me pointing a camera at them.
This photo was taken at the Krugersdorp Game Reserve, Gauteng.
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amen (590) 2003-12-15 16:43
Very good, beautifull colors, and a new tipe of nice ducks to me.
papagolf21 (85450) 2003-12-15 17:24
Excellente photo animalière. Bravo !
De très belles couleurs et une très bonne netteté.
Excellent animal photo. Bravo!
Of very beautiful colours and a very good neatness.
allotfy (1525) 2003-12-15 18:10
it is my first time to see this beautiful Duck they have great eyes and you made a perfect shot and i. think that the first one from the right i. s a male and the 2nd is female and that for:
1: his Neck is much fat the other on
2: as we said ladies is first
Motrem (2392) 2003-12-15 19:22
These ducks are magnificent, you managed by your technique to make a well colored and very net image Too, I think that it is a madam and a sir behind. Very well raised(brought up) these small animals.
Ces canards sont superbes, vous avez réussi par votre technique à rendre une image bien colorée et très nette. Moi aussi, je pense que c'est madame et monsieur en arrière. Très bien élevés ces petites bêtes.
Liora (1857) 2003-12-15 21:18
Intersting bird... for some reason, to me they look like a crossing between a turkey and a duck...
Very good technique here - lively colors, good details and intersting composition.
Patat (112) 2003-12-16 14:19
Very good photo. I think it is great that you got them both in the shot. I have a great deal of difficulty in getting good photo’s like this, as the animals always moves to fast to get a good composition and good focus. I guess you only get this from practice… Beautiful colours and focus.
- Copyright: Ben Broughton (benbroug) (660)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2003-12-15
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: FujiFinepix 6900Z
- Exposure: f/5.0, 1/362 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Patos del Mundo - Ducks of the World [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2003-12-15 14:23
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