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Keywords:Aix, Nature Reservation, autumn, colors, fall, female, forest, male, marsh, pair bonding, sponsa, trees, wetland, wood duck, woods
Photo Info

Dimensions2400 x 3600
Original file size5.5 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spaceAdobe RGB (1998)
Date taken17-Oct-10 09:52
Date modified17-Dec-14 15:08
Shooting Conditions

Camera modelNIKON D2X
Focal length420 mm
Focal length (35mm)630 mm
Max lens aperturef/4
Exposure1/125 at f/5
FlashFired, return light detected
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 320
Metering modePattern
Digital zoom1x
Wood Duck Pair.  WODU_JF06169

Wood Duck Pair. WODU_JF06169

When clouds came in diffusing the bright autumn light, suddenly the reflections took on pastel tones. This wood duck couple was engaging mutual preening known as "pair bonding" as they prepared to make their southward migration for winter together.