Posted on Feb 20, 2012 | 2 comments

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

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  1. 3-25-2012

    Wow, talk of great timing!!!! My favorite!

    • 3-27-2012

      Thanks Francesco for the nice comment. Also amongst my favorites.

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