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Wood Duck (Genetic Variant)

Image # 1D2_00978

Sylvan Waterfowl Center, Scotland Neck, NC

Canon 100-400L IS at 400 mm

ISO 400, f/16, 1/500 second

Evaluative Metering at -2/3

Monopod/ArcaSwiss B1/Wimerley Sidekick


As I first started strolling the grounds to decide where and what to shoot, I saw a number of these incredibly beautiful Wood Ducks. I had never seen any with this type of coloration, and it was thrilling photographing them. Another captive bird, but one worth shooting.