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Anas platyrhynchos (M+F) - aerial ballet

Posted by
Johan Dierckx (Wijnegem, Belgium) on 26 April 2016 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Anas platyrhynchos Linnaeus, 1758

NL: Wilde Eend
EN: Mallard, Wild duck
DE: Stockente
FR: Canard colvert, Colvert, Canard mallard, Canard français

Image: Antwerpen (BE) - 16/02/2016

Canon EOS 7D 1/2500 second F/5.6 ISO 200 293 mm

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Harmonia from Bondues, France

Génial !!!!

26 Apr 2016 6:19am

Marie-France from Angers, France

Superbe prise, très improbable sous cet aspect en couple... bravo ! *****

26 Apr 2016 7:32am

Moridi from Tehran, Iran

Very good capture. Superb.

26 Apr 2016 9:52am

beach from Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

Synchronized fliers! Well seen and even better captured!

26 Apr 2016 10:53am

Lewis from Harns, Netherlands

Wat mooi synchroon!

26 Apr 2016 2:17pm

Aigleloup from Rebecq, Belgium

Juist op de goede moment. Prima

26 Apr 2016 2:52pm

Robert D. Burr from Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Wonderful image. Wonderful timing. Looks like two dance performers.

26 Apr 2016 3:54pm

Le Krop from Charenton-le-Pont, France

Absolument magnifique !! *****

26 Apr 2016 4:43pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice!
very nice!
Amazing & lovely !!!!!!!!!!!

26 Apr 2016 6:05pm

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

A superb moment to catch - bravo !

26 Apr 2016 6:50pm

ceteceva from Angers, France

Joli duo !

27 Apr 2016 6:54am

ceteceva from Angers, France

Félicitations pour ce spotlight !

27 Apr 2016 2:38pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

Congratulations! :)

27 Apr 2016 2:39pm

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Wow...Wonderful !! Congratulations !

27 Apr 2016 3:28pm

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

. . and a well-deserved Spotlight, too !

27 Apr 2016 4:11pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Congratulations on your well deserved SPOTLIGHT!

27 Apr 2016 5:55pm

Mireille T. from Ribérac, France

Congratulations ! A marvellous photo!

27 Apr 2016 8:23pm

Le Krop from Charenton-le-Pont, France

Spotlight ? Normal ! :-)

28 Apr 2016 7:39am

Tomix from landerneau, France

Congratulations on your spotlight ! Beautiful image.

28 Apr 2016 8:25am

estel from bastia, France

Fantastique, félicitations!

28 Apr 2016 11:38am

Dimitrios from ATHENS, Greece


28 Apr 2016 12:11pm

Ellebelle from Mosquito Town, Netherlands

Een prachtig staaltje synchroonvliegen!! Gefeliciteerd :-)

28 Apr 2016 5:08pm

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal


28 Apr 2016 6:32pm

Baldwin VW from Bejuma, Venezuela

Stunning capture in flight ... Perfect shot !!!
Congratulations on the Spotlight !!! Very well deserved ...

28 Apr 2016 11:42pm

Mahdi Monavari from Zanjan, Iran

Wonderful shot! Congratulations!

29 Apr 2016 6:25pm

Linda Candilas from Cameron Park, United States

Sharp, Congratulations on your Spotlight.:))

30 Apr 2016 6:33am

Canon EOS 7D
1/2500 second
ISO 200
293 mm