Sunday, March 30, 2014

Leg Warmer

1/500 sec. f/8 ISO 250

Mallard

23 comments:

Andy said...

Outstanding (pardon the pun) photo.

Stewart M said...

Great picture. If Mallard were rare they would be a target bird for all birders.

Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

Carole M. said...

lighting and colouring so perfect; you'd think their webbed feet would stick to the ice

eileeninmd said...

Beautiful capture of the Mallard, Brian! I think they need some foot warmers..Happy Sunday!

cobie en bas van Es said...

prachtig moment en wat is hij mooi.

Kerri Farley said...

Perfect Title! FAB shot!

Montanagirl said...

Ha! The perfect title for a great photo - and such feather detail again!

Janis said...

Nice balancing act! Looks cold!!!

TexWisGirl said...

you did a wonderful job of capturing his bright colors as well as the feather detail in his 'bright white' areas, too!

(as visions of 'flashdance' run through my head...)

Le regard est le m├ędiateur des coeurs. said...

j ai les mm ici mais sans la mer,snifff

bonne semaine !

Debbie said...

this is really magnificent brian!! you have a great imagination for titles!!

i also like the "paw" prints in the sand!!

Sandra said...

not only warming one leg but standing on tippy toe.. he is beautiful as is your photo

TheChieftess said...

Great detail!!!

Judy said...

That is a beautiful capture! Love how it looks like he's peeking at you.

Ida said...

Wonderful Mallard Shot - I just love the light shining on those bright colored feathers and also the drops of water.

Mersad said...

I'm alawys amused and amazed by your photography. This is another great one!

bailey-road.com said...

Wonderful detail in this photo. A stunner!

Stephanie said...

Thanks for visiting my blog today. I have bookmarked yours, thid Mallard is beautifully captured.

Hula La said...

Awesome shot, Brian! Love the joys of Nature! I'll be back often to enjoy more! Aloha

Weekend-Windup said...

Wonderful shot!

Gail Dixon said...

Oh bless his heart! Love the colors.

Roan said...

I admired Mr. Mallard yesterday, but guess I forgot to comment. He's a beauty!

Pamela Gordon said...

Cute caption and such beautiful colours.