The Mallard (/ˈmælɑrd/ or /ˈmælərd/) or Wild Duck (Anas platyrhynchos) is a dabbling duck which breeds throughout the temperate and subtropical Americas, Europe, Asia, and North Africa, and has been introduced to New Zealand and Australia. This duck belongs to the subfamily Anatinae of the waterfowl family Anatidae. The male birds (drakes) have a glossy green head and are grey on wings and belly, while the females have mainly brown-speckled plumage. Mallards live in wetlands, eat water plants and small animals, and are gregarious. This species is the ancestor of most breeds of domestic ducks. (From Wikipedia)
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Indrasish (2853) 2013-06-27 8:26
Great shot here.. Great moment.. Good timing.. also a good composition.. Superb image quality too.. Very well done..
And good night from India..
serp2000 (40036) 2013-06-27 9:18
It looks like a synchronized swimming ;) great timing and funny shot. LOL!
Greetings from hot Ural!
jacquest (18673) 2013-06-27 9:55
It is not an elegant way to have lunch but it must be effective since they do that quit often. I like the movement of the water and the greenish tone.
Silvio1953 (122315) 2013-06-27 10:07
Ciao Eleu, great macro of lovely couple in fantastic pose, wonderful colors, fine details and splendid sharpness, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
rychem (23298) 2013-06-27 10:20
I hope that these ducks didn't show any negative feelings to the audience :)))
Very nice scene, excellent sharpness and lighting
Miguel82 (23431) 2013-06-27 10:38
You present today a particular skill of all ducks, they are diving to search for some food
Interesting note about the famous mallard, here a couple
Good sharpness and colors
jemaflor (84765) 2013-06-27 12:23
Funny photo with these two ducks in an original position, well taken at the good moment, tfs.
chrisvek (7001) 2013-06-27 17:36
Very well composed image with a clever look.You clicked on a perfect time.Awesome details and colors.Nice atmosphere and POV.
All the best
Sonata11 (33251) 2013-07-01 10:04
Very beautiful capture of this moment. Very funny picture. I really like. Cute! !!!
All the best. Barbara
cornejo (31550) 2013-07-10 12:24
Hello Eleu again here after a few days of absence on holiday. Very good picture of this funny scene in the pond, beautifully captured in this interesting image, with good sharpness, light and color. Very good and funny job perfectly conducted, my congratulations friend mio. Thanks for sharing this beautiful work.
Good morning and happy rest of week.
Warm greetings from southern Spain.