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Mallard (male)
Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos subsp. platyrhynchos) Species sexually dimorphic, male. 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
An intermixing of Blackland Prairie and Cross Timbers and Prairies Vegetational Areas. Margin of a lake marsh at ca. 189 m (619 ft) elevation.
Location
Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge, Grayson County, Texas, USA.
Date taken
November 2017
Scientific name
Anas platyrhynchos
Equipment used
Canon
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What a wonderful take-off capture that is Stanley!!!

I love how you've still managed to capture some water droplets coming off his feet.

A n excellent job you've done here my friend - many thanks.
 
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OMG! This is pure spectacular Stanley!! The colors, the sharpness and the stop-action take off are amazing and beautifully captured.
 
Excellent timing! What a beautiful photo.

Thank you for sharing,
Cristian
 

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