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Mallard (drakes)
Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos subsp. platyrhynchos) Species sexually dimorphic, two drakes. Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge, Grayson County, Texas, USA. The refuge is on the Big Mineral Arm of Lake Texoma which is formed by the damming of the Red River. An intermixing of Blackland Prairie and Cross Timbers and Prairies Vegetational Areas. Margin of a lake marsh at ca. 189 m (619 ft) elevation.
Habitat
Big Mineral Arm of Lake Texoma. An intermixing of Blackland Prairie and Cross Timbers and Prairies Vegetational Areas.
Location
Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge, Grayson County, Texas, USA.
Date taken
November 2017
Scientific name
Anas platyrhynchos
Equipment used
Canon
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Opus Editor
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Oh my!!! That's a wonderfully detail flight picture Stanley.

They really have beautiful plumage don't they my friend.
 
A super stunning aerial fly by close up shot of this beautiful pair; Stanley!! tfs.
 
This is the very reason I love the mallards. So much iridescent colors. Outstanding catch!

Vicki
 

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North America
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