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Blue Billed duck

Posted by
Ruthiebear (Titusville, NJ, United States) on 26 July 2013 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Seen at the Queens, NY zoo. For more info
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Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

The first of that color duck I've ever seen.

26 Jul 2013 5:19am



26 Jul 2013 5:33am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

Tu es dans ta période bleue ? Bonne journée

26 Jul 2013 5:45am

Lai Chan See from Singapore, Singapore

Wow. The colours are fantastic. I like the treatment of the water.

26 Jul 2013 5:47am

Gheorghe from Bucuresti, Romania

Great blue, quack, quack !

26 Jul 2013 6:14am

Catherine from France

A very nice manner to treat colours !! Lovely.
Have a nice day.

26 Jul 2013 6:17am

Mooie from Vancouver, Canada

Great shot! He really is beautifully strange looking

26 Jul 2013 6:32am

Kyu from Kyoto, Japan

Beautiful shot with a nice processing of colors. Superb.

26 Jul 2013 6:45am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Think I'll reserve judgement Ruthie.... :-)

26 Jul 2013 6:48am

Dimitrios from ATHENS, Greece

amazing colors, great close up

26 Jul 2013 6:55am

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

great colors

26 Jul 2013 6:59am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

beautifully painterly

26 Jul 2013 8:11am

Ainsley from Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Almost looks like an oil painting.

26 Jul 2013 9:28am

Luc from Belgium

Des couleurs vives... Un peu dommage qu'il soit pris de haut (en plongée)

26 Jul 2013 9:40am

Mireille T. from Ribérac, France

Wonderful colours, the water looks like paint! Stunning!

26 Jul 2013 9:43am

gerard1948 from Somewhere on earth, Spain

Excellent capture, it is really beautiful. The colors of the water and the duck are sublime. A very nice photo, I like a lot. 5 *****
have a nice weekend.

26 Jul 2013 9:48am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Glorious colours and I like your angle to show the ripples around the duck.

26 Jul 2013 9:48am

Laurette from Johannesburg - Fourways, South Africa

A great capture of this very beautiful coloured duck. Beautiful angle to this shot ! Wishing you a wonderful weekend !

26 Jul 2013 10:16am

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

Nice capture, never seen one he/she's a beaut:)

26 Jul 2013 10:53am

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Awww, that's a beautiful duck image, Ruthie - love the ripples surrounding it. :-)

26 Jul 2013 10:59am

Mariana Maoduš from Waterloo, Canada

wow.. what a coloring !

26 Jul 2013 11:04am

tataray from france, France

quelles couleurs .... Reflets dans l'eau superbes.)

26 Jul 2013 12:47pm

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Crikey! Ain't he bright!

26 Jul 2013 1:39pm

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Superb framing and colors !

26 Jul 2013 1:54pm (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

Is authentic? Wow !

26 Jul 2013 2:20pm

Don from Spokane, United States

A remarkable duck for its interesting plumage and you got a fine shot of it.
I enjoyed the wikipedia link.

26 Jul 2013 2:49pm

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Like a painting duck, beautifully done.

26 Jul 2013 2:55pm

Lena from San Francisco, United States

Lovely ! nice close up image.

26 Jul 2013 3:07pm

Martine Libouton from bousval, Belgium

De superbes couleurs pour ce canard!! belle composition

26 Jul 2013 5:37pm

Phil Morris from Saskatoon, Toronto, NYC, Canada

Nice processing of the colors, a great composition !~

26 Jul 2013 5:59pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice!
so so beautiful colors!

26 Jul 2013 7:08pm

ursulakatariina from Ed, Sweden

Wow! Never seen one before. Every day people in AM3 teach me something new.
Great shot of a beautiful bird.

26 Jul 2013 7:10pm

Irene from San Francisco, United States

Definitely a blue billed duck. Great shot.
I never knew about the Queens Zoo. I've been to the Bronx Zoo, many years ago.

26 Jul 2013 7:36pm

Lydia.Dd from Paris, France

Wonderful ! Never seen before , that's great !

26 Jul 2013 7:49pm

helys from Paris, France

So wonderful
Nice angle, DOF, shapes
So warm colors

26 Jul 2013 8:18pm

nafisa from bangalore, India

Great colors

26 Jul 2013 8:24pm

Frankiess from Český Těšín, Czech Republic

Lovely framing in this compo !

26 Jul 2013 8:51pm

Oiva from Turku, Finland

A beautiful duck, a bit different than we Mallard, but please note that the are cousins​​!:-))Haleja.

Happy Friday ,my friend!

26 Jul 2013 9:14pm

Aly from Annen, Netherlands

Ooo very nice & a special beautiful ducky
Have a nice weekend

26 Jul 2013 9:23pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Wow, a unique duck I would guess!

26 Jul 2013 9:33pm

curieuzeneuzemosterdpot from somewhere between viewer and subject, Belgium

this is a beautiful artistic duck, ruthiebear! :-))

26 Jul 2013 9:58pm

Kate from EXETER, United Kingdom

Wow you are right Ruthie... that is blue!

26 Jul 2013 10:30pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

very cool processing

26 Jul 2013 10:57pm

Regina G. Santaella from Cancún, Mexico

Wow the colours are fascinating!! Excellent processing.

26 Jul 2013 11:32pm

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Wow, great blue color !

26 Jul 2013 11:48pm

Sharon Pleasants from Monroe, Louisiana, United States

Love the beautiful colors and the swirls in the water!

27 Jul 2013 12:03am

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Wonderful POV! Gorgeous color! What a beautiful duck. Great portrait!

27 Jul 2013 1:32am

John Jungklaus from Chase Mills, NY, United States

Beautiful capture and processing ! Colors are like brush strokes ! Superbly composed !!

27 Jul 2013 2:36am

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

I cannot figure out why you gave it that title :-)

27 Jul 2013 3:10am

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

It's a sweetie:)

27 Jul 2013 4:51am

Nelida De La Fuente from Tres Arroyos, Argentina

Excelente disparo, de esta ave en las aguas..que da imagen
de una maravillosa pintura... Hermosos colores y luz...Saludos.

27 Jul 2013 5:49am

Nelida De La Fuente from Tres Arroyos, Argentina

Excelente disparo, de esta ave en las aguas..que da imagen
de una maravillosa pintura... Hermosos colores y luz...Saludos.

27 Jul 2013 5:54am

Jeremy from Ridgedale, United States

What gorgeous colors on both the duck and the water! Excellent.

27 Jul 2013 5:59am

L'angevine from Angers, France

superbe les couleurs vives des plumes

27 Jul 2013 7:04am

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Stunning colors that really stand out beautifully here!!

27 Jul 2013 1:37pm

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