Mandarin Duck

© Bojan Bencic

Mandarin Duck

Carolyn J. Connolly level-classic 4/14/2011 7:17:00 AM

What a beautiful capture of this strikingly-coloured duck, Bojan!! The details are exceptional!! :o) #1369347

Mary Timman 4/14/2011 7:18:01 AM

Oh wow...what fabuloous detail and color! #9350390

Karen Celella level-classic 4/14/2011 7:27:24 AM

Excellent capture, Bojan! #9350408

Robert R. Goodman level-classic 4/14/2011 7:43:08 AM

Hi Bojan,beautiful capture my friend,that is a beautiful duck I wish we had here.Awesome capture!!!! #9350438

Jeff Robinson level-classic 4/14/2011 7:57:19 AM

Outstanding - Great color and capture Bojan! #9350459

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 4/14/2011 8:04:47 AM

Fantastic colors, comp. and details, Bojan. Just beautiful! #9350478

Jack Gaskin level-classic 4/14/2011 8:12:52 AM


Happy Shooting
Jack #9350498

Tiia Vissak level-classic 4/14/2011 8:54:33 AM

a wonderful capture! #9350561

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 4/14/2011 10:07:52 AM

WOWZA! Great capture Bojan..

jo ann c. #9350633

Douglas Pignet level-classic 4/14/2011 10:18:41 AM

lovely capture and wonderful colors and comp...well done #9350646

Bojan Bencic level-classic 4/14/2011 12:38:15 PM

Thank you Carolyn, Mary, Karen, Bobby, Jeff, Tammy, Jack, Tiia, Jo Ann and Douglas. #9350831

Nadine A. Lewis level-classic 4/14/2011 1:14:43 PM

He looks so proud...EXCELLENT color, detail, & overall capture, Bojan! <>< #9350875

Marijana Fajgl level-classic 4/14/2011 2:31:50 PM

Fantastic composition, details and colours! Wonderful capture, Bojan. She is so beautiful! #9350984

Ann H. Belus level-classic 4/14/2011 3:58:33 PM

Exceptional color and detail captured, Bojan! #9351104

Michelle Alton level-classic 4/15/2011 2:35:32 AM

An exquisite capture, Bojan. #9351643

Bojan Bencic level-classic 4/15/2011 6:36:05 AM

Thanks Nadine, Marijana, Ann and Michelle. #9352057

Val Feldman level-classic 4/15/2011 9:38:16 AM

A beauty with his wonderful patchwork of amazing colors - the soft green of the water emphasizes those colors so well, Bojan. Perfect perch and pose, well done! #9352287

Freddy Bland 4/15/2011 12:39:11 PM

What a gorgeous capture, Bojan! Stunning color and reflections! #9352450

Bojan Bencic level-classic 4/15/2011 1:10:28 PM

Thank you Val and Freddy. #9352500

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 4/15/2011 5:12:36 PM

The most beautiful duck in the world and you have made it even more beautiful, Bojan! :-) k #9352902

Bojan Bencic level-classic 4/16/2011 3:34:22 AM

Thanks Kitty. From the duck and from me. :o) #9353382

Patti Coblentz level-classic 4/16/2011 5:11:13 AM

Just could never eat this beautiful could one?! Wonderful capture of his colors and markings, at ease on his branch over the water...lovely capture, Bojan. #9353533

Nancy L. Green level-classic 4/16/2011 9:35:25 AM

This is WONDERFUL Bojan, the colors, lighting and clarity really show off the beauty of this duck, VERY well done!! <>< #9353976

Bojan Bencic level-classic 4/16/2011 1:19:35 PM

Thank you Patricia and Nancy. #9354141

Renata Gusciora level-classic 4/17/2011 8:17:03 PM

Wonderful capture,Bojan!Lovely colors and great clarity! #9355849

Stephen Zacker level-classic 4/18/2011 4:20:35 AM

Great capture and reflection #9356231

Bojan Bencic level-classic 4/18/2011 5:52:09 AM

Thanks Renata and Stephen. #9356493

Jeana Clark level-classic 5/18/2011 4:37:40 PM

Congratulations Bojan on this wonderfully deserving Finalist!!!
Best of luck in the next round!!!

~J~ #9411229

Robert R. Goodman level-classic 5/18/2011 4:50:53 PM

A big congratulations,Bojan!! #9411318

Amy M. Wilson level-classic 5/18/2011 5:07:44 PM

Big congratulations on your beautiful Finalist, Bojan!! #9411442

Courtenay Vanderbilt level-classic 5/18/2011 5:15:10 PM

BIG Congratulations, Bojan! A most deserved Finalist! #9411487

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 5/18/2011 5:56:21 PM

Congrats, Bojan. A beautiful finalist. #9411694

Freddy Bland 5/18/2011 6:28:36 PM

Many congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Bojan!! #9411871

Mary Timman 5/18/2011 8:07:16 PM

Congratulations Bojan! Beautiful! #9412295

Lorna Shutter 5/18/2011 8:21:57 PM

Woo Hoo!!! CONGRATULATIONS on your two beautiful Finalists this month, Bojan!!!!! WTG!!! :)
Photobucket #9412363

Ann Coates level-classic 5/18/2011 9:10:32 PM

This is beautiful, congratulations on your finalist. #9412475

Marijana Fajgl level-classic 5/19/2011 12:54:29 AM

Another amazing finalist, Bojan! Bravo! #9412814

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 5/19/2011 4:45:03 AM

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #9413216

Carla Capra level-classic 5/19/2011 6:45:59 AM

What a beautiful image you've captured. Congratulations on receiving this Finalist Award.
;) CC #9413642

Karen Celella level-classic 5/19/2011 7:33:08 AM

Congratulations on your gorgeous finalist, Bojan. #9413814

Marcel J. Fernandez level-classic 5/19/2011 8:13:34 AM

Congratulations, Bojan on your outstanding Finalist. #9413953

Bojan Bencic level-classic 5/19/2011 8:27:06 AM

Thank you. #9414012

Tarun Bose level-classic 5/19/2011 2:30:47 PM

Congrats for your finalist, Bojan. #9414877

Tarun Bose level-classic 5/19/2011 2:31:07 PM

Congrats for your finalist, Bojan. #9414878

Val Feldman level-classic 5/19/2011 3:13:36 PM

One of the most beautiful captures of a Mandarin duck I've ever seen...Congrats on this excellent Finalist, Bojan and best of luck in the upcoming round. #9414946

Ellen Hodges level-classic 5/19/2011 3:26:26 PM

Huge congrats and very best luck with your gorgeous finalists, Bojan!!! #9414978

Wm Nosal 5/19/2011 3:30:37 PM

Beautiful Shot, Bojan!
Congratulations #9414987

Jeff Robinson level-classic 5/19/2011 4:08:16 PM

Congrats on your Finalist Bojan!! Jeff #9415069

SaMi Martin level-classic 5/19/2011 4:50:10 PM

Wonderful capture of a beautiful bird; Congrats Bojan on your finalist! #9415219

Stephen Zacker level-classic 5/19/2011 4:54:18 PM

Great capture and reflections. Congratulations #9415237

Julianne Bradford level-classic 5/19/2011 6:38:12 PM

Beautiful finalist! Congratulations!! #9415445

Sabrina Ryan level-classic 5/19/2011 6:40:49 PM

Congratulations on this Beautiful Finalist, Bojan! #9415456

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 5/19/2011 6:41:31 PM

Congratulations on this awesome finalist
Bojan! Great clarity and love the reflections...

jo ann c.

Patti Coblentz level-classic 5/19/2011 6:43:41 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Bojan! #9415465

Merna L. Nobile 5/19/2011 7:28:03 PM

It is with great pleasure that I offer my congratulations on your award for the month of April. Merna


Debra R. Harder 5/19/2011 7:55:35 PM

This is so SUPERB, Bojan! Love those details and reflections. Huge congratulations on your OUTSTANDING finalist! Deb #9415735

Robert K. Bemus level-classic 5/19/2011 8:28:12 PM

Beautiful portrait-- congratulations on your Finalist, Bojan!! #9415852

Rona L. Schwarz 5/19/2011 9:44:29 PM

Absolutely marvelous, Bojan! Clear, crisp, gorgeous details and reflection - flawless! Huge Congrats on this superb Finalist! #9416037

Barbara Waldoch 5/19/2011 11:14:58 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful Finalists, Bojan! #9416098

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic 5/20/2011 1:16:51 AM

Congratulations on both your fantastic finalists, Bojan. #9416150

Stephanie Frey 5/20/2011 5:02:54 AM

Congratulations on your gorgeous finalist, Bojan! #9416554

Bojan Bencic level-classic 5/20/2011 8:18:57 AM

Thanks. #9416990

Stephanie Frey 5/20/2011 3:14:54 PM

Congrautations on your win, Bojan! #9417749

Maria Morrow 5/20/2011 3:37:23 PM

Excellent composition & detail, Bojan.. Congratulations on your win!! #9417813

Lorna Shutter 5/20/2011 3:42:59 PM

WTG, Bojan!!! CONGRATULATIONS on your well-deserved Win!!!!! :)
Photobucket #9417836

Amy M. Wilson 5/20/2011 3:48:20 PM

Big congratulations on your wonderful gold winner, Bojan!! #9417862

Jessica Jenney level-classic 5/20/2011 4:04:28 PM

Congratulations, Bojan on your fabulous win! #9417959

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 5/20/2011 4:16:58 PM

on your very deserving
2nd Place WINNER! 8o) #9418017

Freddy Bland 5/20/2011 4:39:34 PM

Congratulations on your Gold winning image, Bojan!! #9418149

Carol Eade level-classic 5/20/2011 5:45:12 PM

Congratulations, Bojan, beautiful! #9418381

Sabrina Ryan level-classic 5/20/2011 6:06:40 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on your Winning image, Bojan! #9418457

Terry Cervi level-classic 5/20/2011 6:17:21 PM

Congrats on your wonderful win, Bojan! #9418544

Barbara Waldoch 5/20/2011 6:19:41 PM

Big congratulations on this beauty, Bojan! #9418566

Debra R. Harder 5/20/2011 6:30:48 PM

Huge congratulations, Bojan, on your OUTSTANDING GOLD WINNER! Deb #9418632

Kay Beausoleil level-classic 5/20/2011 6:31:25 PM

Congratulations, Bojan, on your win for this beautifully captured image! #9418637

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 5/20/2011 6:34:56 PM

Congrats on your beautiful winner, Bojan. #9418654

Patti Coblentz level-classic 5/20/2011 7:16:21 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful winner, Bojan! #9418759

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 5/20/2011 7:18:06 PM

Congratulations on this incredible Winner, Bojan! #9418763

Daniella Puente level-classic 5/20/2011 7:35:13 PM

Wonderful photo Bojan, congratulations! #9418794

Robert R. Goodman level-classic 5/20/2011 8:14:04 PM

Congratulations,my friend.Beautiful win Bojan!!! #9418877

Rona L. Schwarz 5/20/2011 8:18:33 PM

Knew we'd see this again, Bojan! It's simply marvelous! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS ON THIS FABULOUS GOLD WINNER! #9418887

Val Feldman level-classic 5/20/2011 8:29:31 PM

No surprise here!! A winning image thru and thru! Congratulations, Bojan, on your superb Gold Winner! #9418916

Natasa Mikuz level-classic 5/21/2011 12:12:55 AM

Big congratulation, Bojan! Beautiful work! #9419110

Alan L. Borror 5/21/2011 2:36:24 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful winner, Bojan! #9419170

Kathy Cline level-classic 5/21/2011 4:09:32 AM

Just a wonderful and beautiful shot Bojan.
Have a blessed weekend. #9419304

Mary K. Robison 5/21/2011 4:25:07 AM

A lovely, colorful capture, Bojan, with a great reflection ~
Congratulations on your well earned Second Place Winner! #9419347

Janet McNeil level-classic 5/21/2011 4:31:12 AM

Congratulations on winning the gold!! #9419362

Lydia Williams level-classic 5/21/2011 5:49:18 AM

Wow, a beauty, Bojan! Well captured and so glad it is a winner...Congratulations #9419553

Karen Celella level-classic 5/21/2011 5:49:26 AM

Congratulations on your gorgeous winner of the gold, Bojan! #9419555

Tiia Vissak level-classic 5/21/2011 10:53:10 AM

Congratulations! #9419966

Bojan Bencic level-classic 5/21/2011 1:26:49 PM

Thanks everybody. #9420145

Marijana Fajgl level-classic 5/21/2011 1:58:57 PM

Big congratulations, Bojan! Well deserved winner! #9420177

Gina Cormier level-classic 5/21/2011 2:00:18 PM

Congrats on this creative and fabulous image~!!! #9420179

Ann H. Belus level-classic 5/21/2011 3:16:51 PM

Huge congrats, Bojan! #9420278

Mike Clime level-classic 5/21/2011 4:08:51 PM

Congratulations on your winner! #9420425

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 5/21/2011 5:05:15 PM

WTG Bojan! Huge congratulations on your awesome 2n Place Gold WINNER!!!

jo ann c. #9420537

Ann Coates level-classic 5/21/2011 5:53:30 PM

Congratulations on your outstanding Gold win. #9420661

Sandra Anderson 5/21/2011 5:56:57 PM

I love these mandarin ducks. Great shot of this one Bojan.
Congratulations. #9420666

Denny E. Barnes level-classic 5/21/2011 8:25:51 PM

Outstanding!! Congratulations, Bojan on your fantastic and well deserved win!! #9420939

Tarun Bose level-classic 5/21/2011 8:43:27 PM

Big congrats for your winner, Bojan. #9420984

Marcel J. Fernandez level-classic 5/21/2011 9:23:04 PM

Congratulations, Bojan on your terrific Winner. #9421028

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 5/22/2011 3:05:43 AM

Huge CONGRATZ on this beautiful GOLD Winner, Bojan!!!

UB. #9421174

Bojan Bencic level-classic 5/22/2011 6:50:19 AM

Thank you. #9421678

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 5/22/2011 1:52:52 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful winner Bojan! #9422311

Courtenay Vanderbilt level-classic 5/22/2011 2:59:24 PM

Huge Congrats, Bojan! Well deserved! #9422506

Bojan Bencic level-classic 5/23/2011 8:33:08 AM

Thanks Claudia and Courtenay. #9423836

Renata Gusciora level-classic 5/24/2011 5:38:46 PM

Big congratulations on this wonderful winner,Bojan!!!:-) #9426350

Nadia Paul level-classic 5/25/2011 12:09:11 AM

Congrats on your beautiful winner Bojan! #9426787

Bojan Bencic level-classic 5/25/2011 7:16:15 AM

Thank you Renata and Nadia. #9427430

Stephen Zacker level-classic 5/25/2011 10:36:39 AM

Great timing and reflections. Congratulations #9427921

Bojan Bencic level-classic 5/25/2011 12:55:24 PM

Thanks Stephen. #9428184

Phyllis H. Burchett level-classic 5/25/2011 1:33:59 PM

Gorgeous Bojan, congrats on your win!!! #9428233

Bojan Bencic level-classic 5/26/2011 6:25:13 AM

Thank you Phyllis. #9429463

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic 5/27/2011 11:41:31 AM

Just gorgeous, Bojan. Huge congrats on this beautiful win. #9431508

Bojan Bencic level-classic 5/27/2011 1:17:50 PM

Thanks Mary Beth. #9431623


This is so well deserved. I love this photo and the colours of this duck. I have never had the opportunity to see one in real life. #9876021

Bojan Bencic level-classic 12/18/2011 1:04:22 PM

Thank you Fernanda. #9876079

Merna L. Nobile 12/18/2011 1:33:51 PM

What could be more important in life than to know in our hearts that in everything we have tried to do, we have done our very best?
Congratulations for your magnificent contribution for the month of November, 2011.
Merna Nobile

Bojan Bencic level-classic 12/18/2011 1:43:07 PM

Thanks Merna. #9876173

Inge Linden 3/7/2012 6:47:30 AM

Excellent! #10026954

Bojan Bencic level-classic 3/7/2012 7:02:05 AM

Thank you Inge. #10026978

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