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Preening Wigeon - Maryland, USA

A fully mature drake Wigeon preens his plumage on the Choptank River in Maryland.

© Tom Reichner
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Canon-1D Mark IV
800mm · f/10.0 · 1/2500s · ISO 1000
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Deleted Account's picture

An original pose, fine detail on feathers, great light... this will always earn the highest rating on my book. Beautiful work.

Tom Reichner's picture

Thank you so much for your kind words, Cathleen! While I also photograph birds in flight, I will always treasure these on-the-water opportunities the most, because they allow for more detailed rendering of the fine feather detail.

Deleted Account's picture

Agreed. :)

hleemorris21's picture

Very nice!

Tom Reichner's picture

Thank you, Harry!