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Preening on the water.

Posted by
Maxine (Christchurch, New Zealand) on 5 January 2009 in Animal & Insect.

This little chap was busy treading water to clean and preen. Very cute and slightly ungainly looking.

Canon EOS 400D 1/320 second F/5.6 ISO 400 150 mm

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Linerberry from Sumner, Christchurch, New Zealand

Hehehehe how very sweet and ungainly indeed:-) Lovely image Max:-)

5 Jan 2009 10:05am

@Linerberry: thanks C, we really enjoyed the simple pleasures of watching this brood!

Dimitrios from ATHENS, Greece

CUTE is the word

5 Jan 2009 10:27am

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

A cute duet !

5 Jan 2009 5:05pm

Calvy/Abhi from Despo Ville, India

lovely shot:)

5 Jan 2009 5:54pm

Veronelle from Lens, France

lovely bird !nice !

5 Jan 2009 7:00pm

Charles from New York, United States

Nice shot. Love the clear water.

6 Jan 2009 12:29am

Observing from West Cheshire, United Kingdom

Ducklings always look cute, and these have a really nice color too.

6 Jan 2009 2:20am

Kathryn from Warburton, Australia

haha gorgeous again! i love the radiating ripples too!

9 Jan 2009 5:05am

Canon EOS 400D
1/320 second
F/5.6
ISO 400
150 mm