American Wigeon ~ Anas americana"

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    This handsome American Wigeon pair was feeding along the banks of Llano Seco along with a group of Coot. The Coot flew off but the pair remained for a time. It was interesting to see how well they blended with the natural colors of the grass and weed. The male is definitely sporting some full blown breeding colors. The green robber band around the eye glowed iridescent each time he moved his head to catch the sun. Although pale by comparison, the female also shows some beautiful markings.

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    1. kona49 67 months ago | reply

      lovely shots, i love these little round ducks.

    2. CircadianReflections Photography 67 months ago | reply

      Fabulous photography and series Barbara! It's neat that you were able to capture them out of the water.

    3. 57 Corvette ~ Bob 67 months ago | reply

      A cute couple indeed ......

    4. j.imac 67 months ago | reply

      A lovely series of shots!

    5. ed12val3 [deleted] 67 months ago | reply

      A beautiful set of photos Barb

    6. tony y. h. tong 67 months ago | reply

      Lovely series, Barbara!

    7. Janette & Jack,on and off 67 months ago | reply

      These shots are superb Barbara, I love their eyes. You have captured great clarity and colour.

    8. MEaves 67 months ago | reply

      Cool series ...really like that first shot

    9. KLnyc 67 months ago | reply

      Peking Duck time :)))

    10. *GloriousNature*bySusanGaryPhotography 67 months ago | reply

      what a lovely series..these are one of my most fave ducks!

    11. LB2556 67 months ago | reply

      What a beautiful pair these two are! Love that green band on the male.

    12. g*s*c 67 months ago | reply

      They are so sweet together. Lovely capture.

    13. archer10 (Dennis) 80M Views 67 months ago | reply

      Great shot and set, well done. Have a good day and keep smiling.

    14. wolf shadow photography 67 months ago | reply

      LOL they lined up for you beautifully here! fabulous light and detail in these images B!
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      Seen on your photo stream. ( ?² )

    15. pe_ha45 67 months ago | reply

      Wonderful series, Barbara!

    16. Photography Through Tania's Eyes 67 months ago | reply

      What a lovely couple! Beautiful series of shots.

    17. Jaws8~ 66 months ago | reply

      Belíssima captura!
      Wonderful capture!


      Seen at the group:
      *Feathers and beaks*
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    18. AAGG1 66 months ago | reply

      Belíssima captura!
      Wonderful capture!


      Seen at the group:
      *Feathers and beaks*
      Post 1 - Award 2

    19. Per Ola Wiberg ~ powi 66 months ago | reply

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