Ducks (Muscovy's to be exact)

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  1. bulldurham

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    Ducks are anything but graceful, but they do provide moments of great levity among us mere mortals who can only fly if pushed from a high precipice and then only for a short period which most often ends badly. At least they can land, albeit often not in the most gracious way...

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    3
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    4 The Approach
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    5 Third Wire Hook

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    7 Throttling Back

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    8 Release Wire and Go to Idle

    Release-Wire-and-slow-to-idle.jpg


     
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    Great sequence! Bit of algae in that water?
     
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    bulldurham Been spending a lot of time on here!

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    Pollen..lots of pollen
     
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    A very nice set Chris Loved it! The closeup offered in the 2nd made my day. :)
    Thank you for sharing this.
     
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    Nice flare shots! That's the "ugly duck".
     
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    Great shots.
     
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    great captures of a ugly duck landing in a lake of slime lol

    i really like the 1st 3 photos.
     
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    Really good set, certainly gave me a chuckle. Cracking shots too..
     
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    All wildlife is beautiful to me even when its a ugly duckling.Great Shots.
     
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    THat is some seriously bad water lol

    But really good shots !!!
     

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