Wood Duck Posturing

Posted by on Feb 20, 2012 | 2 comments

Wood Duck Posturing

Wood Duck/Branchu (Aix sponsa) Lac Boivin, Qc. October 2011. This male wood duck seems to want to enjoy the last rays of sun to their fullest. Or is he rehearsing a posture for the spring mating season ? Branchu mâle se chauffant les plumes au soleil couchant ou en prélude de pariade….. Nikon D700/70-200mm f2.8 @400mm. f5.6, 1/1250s, ISO2800 Copyright Fritschi © Photographs...

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Black Duck/Canard noir (Anas rubripes)

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Black Duck/Canard noir (Anas rubripes)

Lac Boivin, Qc.  August 2011. Black duck relaxing on a log, the late afternoon sun enhancing the texture and complexity of its plumage. Canard noir sur une souche. Lumière de fin d’après-midi révélant le superbe plumage. Nikon D700 70-200mm f2.8 @140mm. f5.6, 1/1250s, ISO3200 Copyright Fritschi © Photographs 2000-2014

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Male Mallard in Flight

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Male Mallard in Flight

Mallard/Colvert (Anas platyrhynchos) St-Catherine Locks, Qc, Canada. February 2012. Mallard in flight taken from the south side of the Saint-Lawrence river near the Saint-Catherine Locks. Colvert en vol, côté sud du fleuve Saint-Laurent près des écluses Sainte-Catherine. Nikon D700, 70-200mm f2.8 + TC-20E III @400mm; f5.6, 1/1250s, ISO400 Copyright Fritschi © Photographs 2000-2016

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Mallard Couple in Flight

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Mallard Couple in Flight

Mallards/Colverts (Anas platyrhynchos) St-Catherine Locks, Qc, Canada. February 2012. A mallard couple in flight, close enough to be in the same frame and with ice in the background makes for a very happy photographer. Taken on a sunny morning near the Saint-Catherine Locks on the south shore of the Saint-Lawrence River near Montreal. Un couple colvert survolant les glaces de février aux écluses Sainte-Catherine sur le fleuve Saint-Laurent, près de Montréal. Nikon D700, 70-200mm f2.8 + TC-20E III @400mm; f6.3, 1/1250s, ISO400. Montreal 2012. Copyright Fritschi © Photographs...

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Mallard Coupe Resting

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Mallard Coupe Resting

Mallards/Colverts (Anas Platyrhynchos) St-Catherine Locks, Qc, Canada February 2012 Mallard couple basking in the afternoon sun on the icy banks of the Saint-Lawrence River near Montreal. Couple colvert se chauffant les plumes sous le soleil d’hiver aux écluses Sainte-Catherine sur le fleuve Saint-Laurent.   Nikon D700, 70-200mm f2.8 + TC-20E III @400mm; f9.0, 1/1250s, ISO400. Copyright Fritschi © Photographs 2000-2014

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Ice Duck Steps

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Ice Duck Steps

Mallards/Colverts (Anas platyrhynchos) St-Catherine Locks, Montreal, Qc., Canada February 2012 There are those who only shoot male mallards because they are so much more colourful. Yet, when I saw these two females so close at hand wobbling around on pristine snow, I knew I had a shot. Un pas de deux sur une neige immaculée. Les mâles sont plus colorés peut-être. Mais, ce couple de femelles est tellement sympa. Nikon D700, 70-200mm f2.8 + TC-20E III @400mm; f6.3, 1/1250s, ISO400. Montreal, Saint-Catherine Locks, February 2012.   Copyright Fritschi © Photographs...

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Mallard on a Floating Log

Posted by on Jan 24, 2012 | 0 comments

Mallard on a Floating Log

Mallard/Colvert (Anas Platyrhynchos) Mont Saint-Hilaire, Qc, Canada. April 2011 Male mallard posing on a log. Colvert mâle perché sur sa souche. D700; Nikkor 28-300mm f3.5-5.6 @300mm; f5.6; 1/250s; ISO450 Copyright Fritschi Photographs 2000 © 2016 – all rights reserved

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Duck Soup

Posted by on Jan 15, 2012 | 2 comments

Duck Soup

Mallard/Colvert (Anas platyrhynchos) Lac Boivin , Qc, Canada Fall 2011 Female mallard wading in a soup of tiny green leaves. Femelle colvert dans sa soupe au pois.   Nikon D700 / 70-200mm f2.8G VRIII at 400mm f5.6; 1/1250s ISO 1000   Copyright Fritschi Photographs 2000 © 2016 – all rights reserved

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