Sleepy Mandarin

© Kathy Salerni

Sleepy Mandarin

Renee Doyle Student 9/11/2012 1:29:21 AM

Fantastic colours and detail Kathy!!!! #1485704

Antonio Amen 9/11/2012 3:52:10 AM

Beautiful, nice colors, good work. #10317883

Jack Gaskin 9/11/2012 4:51:00 AM

Outstanding catch of all the colors w/outstanding detail. Curious where you caught him.

Jack #10317984

Jeffrey R. Bange 9/11/2012 12:29:43 PM

Beautiful capture Kathy with outstanding detail and colors, send a few of them my way as I've never seen one of them before. #10318528

frank w. degenhardt 9/11/2012 1:16:57 PM

Added this colorful beauty to my favorites to Kathy. I love the sleeping pose but its those colors and details that make this a must have. What a beauty, a winner my friend. #10318587

Terry Cervi 9/11/2012 1:51:12 PM

They sure are colorful and beautiful, Kathy! A fantastic shot! #10318654

John Connolly 9/11/2012 2:33:13 PM

A fantastic capture of this handsome bird, Kathy! You have a gift for photographing wildlife! #10318696

JO ANN CLEVELAND 9/11/2012 2:51:37 PM

Totally gorgeous Kathy!

jo ann c. #10318724

Leslie McLain 9/11/2012 3:31:00 PM

This duck has the most fantastic colors, Kathy. Terrific capture. #10318766

Carol L. Fowler 9/11/2012 6:39:21 PM

Awesome colors and pose #10319014

Tammy Espino 9/11/2012 7:33:32 PM

Outstanding capture and so detailed! :) #10319054

Rona L. Schwarz 9/11/2012 10:04:55 PM

Oh my gosh, Kathy - this is even more gorgeous than your last capture! I don't think I've seen such an extraordinary colorful waterfowl - this is spectacular! And with such amazing detail and clarity! A fav for sure and hopefully a future winner! #10319155

Patrick Rouzes 9/12/2012 6:42:19 PM

1,000 wows for this, Kathy! EXCEPTIONAL everything, my friend! Good luck!
#10320401

Rona L. Schwarz 1/23/2013 8:53:03 PM

I remember him - how could I forget this most colorful and gorgeous waterfowl! So happy to see him again, Kathy! HUGE CONGRATS on this superb Finalist! #10531023

Julianne Bradford 1/23/2013 9:55:15 PM

Terrific finalist Kathy! Congrats! #10531225

Phyllis A. Houghton 1/23/2013 10:23:19 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist! #10531286

Bobby Ray Goodman 1/24/2013 4:08:24 AM

Hi Kathy,Congraulations on this beautiful finalist!!!! #10531991

Debra R. Harder 1/24/2013 8:11:12 AM

I've never seen one of these amazing ducks in person...they are so fabulous! Your timing couldn't have been better with this little guy. Excellent colors, details and light. Huge congrats on another wonderful finalist, Kathy! #10532785

Tammy Espino 1/24/2013 12:44:59 PM

Congrats on this stunning finalist!:) #10533887

Phyllis Burchett 1/24/2013 5:31:50 PM

This is so gorgeous Kathy, haven't ever seen one in person either...congrats on your finalist! #10534882

Jeffrey R. Bange 1/24/2013 7:59:46 PM

Congratulations Kathy on a well deserved finalist photo and best of luck in the next round. #10535465

Carol L. Fowler 1/24/2013 11:02:51 PM

Love all your Finalists! Congrats! #10535709

Merna L. Nobile 1/25/2013 5:27:23 PM


Are you amazed at the vivid colors, sharpness and composition of your photographs? Well the judges are, CONGRATULATIONS you are a winner for the month of December, 2012!
Merna
#10537290

John Connolly 1/26/2013 2:41:06 PM

He definately is a handsome chap Kathy! Congratulations on your wonderful finalist! #10538817

Lydia Williams 1/28/2013 10:42:33 AM

Wow, gorgeous! #10542351

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Description

Male Mandarin ducks are considered by many to be the most beautifully colored of all waterfowl.

Exif: F Number: 4.5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/3200 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 500, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 200.00 mm, Model: NIKON D700

Uploaded on 9/11/2012 12:17:43 AM

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