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Preening Female Mallard

As with most birds, female Mallards are not as colorful as the males. However the blue speculum of the female's wing can really stand out and this preening feale is showing it off quite nicely.

TAGS: Bird, Duck, Mallard, Nature, United States, Washington, Wildlife

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Bellingham, Washington, United States of America
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© Ken Salzman.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 01.2014
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 28, 2014, 2:12 a.m.
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Camera Model: NIKON D800
Focal Length: 400mm
Shutter Speed: 1/250
Aperture: f9
ISO: ISO4500
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PHOTO LOCATION Bellingham, Washington, United States of America