Snack Time

Uploaded: August 22, 2010


It would have been nice to get the chicks face but I think the real star in this image is the parent.

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.67, ExposureTime: 1/500 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 800, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 400.00 mm, Model: NIKON D3


Liz blahh August 22, 2010

Terrific capture! #1300824

Bonnie C. Lackey August 22, 2010

I can't believe you actually got this shot, Phyllis. Fantastic! #8854960

MELODIE C. ROBERTS August 22, 2010

Sensational Phyllis!!! #8854971

Cathy Barrows August 22, 2010

wow wow wow #8855045

Karen Slagle August 22, 2010

Cool capture, Phyllis..... #8855281

Lana Arcemont level-classic August 23, 2010

I love this image! You have a wonderful gallery! #8855974

Nadia Paul August 23, 2010

What a fantastic capture Phyllis - perfect timing! #8856062

Kathy Cline level-classic August 23, 2010

awww this is the sweetest capture in the world!!
I hope it wins an award. #8856144

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic August 23, 2010

Gorgeous Phyllis!!! This beautiful scene tells a wonderful story - love it!!! #8856235

Linda D. Lester level-classic August 23, 2010

What a face....I have never seen one like this! Awesome capture! #8856613

Danny B. Head level-deluxe August 23, 2010

As Barney Fife says... LAKE LOON! You may not know the episode. lol Beautiful capture! #8856888

Phyllis H. Burchett August 23, 2010

Thanks you guys! I've seen a lot of Mayberry Danny but I don't think I remember that one..... #8856905

Patrick Rouzes level-classic August 23, 2010

WOW, exceptional clarity, tones, colors, detail, focus & wonderful lighting here, Phyllis! Superb image & work & Winner in my book! WTG, indeed! #8856989

JO ANN CLEVELAND August 23, 2010

Fannnnntastic Phyllis, that face of the mama and the little fish, WOWWWWWW!

jo ann c. #8857246

Rony Sagy August 23, 2010

Amazing capture, Phyllis. #8857391

Phyllis H. Burchett August 23, 2010

Thank you so much Patrick, Jo Ann and Rony! #8857958

Carol L. Fowler August 25, 2010

Spectacular timing! love it! #8861492

Phyllis H. Burchett August 26, 2010

Thanks Carol! #8863857

Rona L. Schwarz August 26, 2010

Wow! Spectacular face and amazing capture! One of the best loon captures I have seen - and you have so many! #8863949

Val Feldman level-deluxe August 29, 2010

Oh, the star definitely is the Momma - with her eyes trained on her baby so intently and that tasty "tidbit" hanging from her mouth that she's so eager to present, she's the epitome of loving motherhood! Fantastic pov...still wondering how you managed that (!) and delightful color and detail. Terrific capture! #8869279

Kerry Penn level-classic August 31, 2010

What an amazing shot! How did you get it? How close were you? Did you have to wait a long time? Just awesome! #8872551

Phyllis H. Burchett August 31, 2010

Thanks Rona, Valarie and Kerry! I was on a boat lying on my stomach for this shot! We stayed on the water for about 3 hours at a time watching the loons Kerry. #8872753

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe September 02, 2010

Absolutely gorgeous and extremely well done shot, Phyllis!!!!! Exciting image!!! #8878334

Pattie Smith September 15, 2010

Wow Phyllis, that shot is so awesome! Love the momma duck's focus on her baby! Congrats on your FINALIST photo! #8902615

Nancy (Peaches) Harker September 15, 2010


HUGE CONGRATS on your AWESOME finalist!
Best of luck in the next round! #8902815

Kathy Salerni level-classic September 15, 2010

What an awesome finalist, Phyllis! Perfect timing! #8903947

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic September 15, 2010

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #8904324

Sharon Sawyer September 15, 2010

WOW!!! Phyllis, this is brilliant! HUGE congratulations on your outstanding finalist and all the best in the next round!!! #8904335

Kathy Cline level-classic September 15, 2010

Congrats Phyllis
Love it. #8904562

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe September 15, 2010

Huge congrats and very best luck in the next round, Phyllis!!! Yeah!!!! WTG! #8904791

Nadia Paul September 15, 2010

Congrats on this wonderful finalist Phyllis! #8905236

Renee Doyle level-classic September 15, 2010

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Phyllis!! #8905815

Val Feldman level-deluxe September 15, 2010

Oh, sooo glad to see this one back - I hoped it would show up!! Congrats on this heartwarming Finalist, Phyllis and all the best in the upcoming round! ~Val #8906207

Linda D. Lester level-classic September 16, 2010

Awesome....Congratulations!!! #8907856

Linda Blair September 16, 2010

Awesome capture...congratulations!!! #8908178

Patrick Rouzes level-classic September 16, 2010

CONGRATULATIONS on your incredible FINALISTS, Phyllis! Good luck, my friend! #8908551

Danny B. Head level-deluxe September 16, 2010

Outstanding! Congrats on your finalist! #8908560

Merna L. Nobile September 16, 2010

Congratulations on your Finalist Award! Merna #8911000

Patti Coblentz September 16, 2010

This is so sweet, Phyllis...a wonderful moment captured! Congratulations on your finalist! #8911175

Rony Sagy September 16, 2010

Congratulations on your fabulous finalists. #8911308

Phyllis H. Burchett September 16, 2010

Thanks so much everyone! Congrats and good luck to all the August finalists! #8911346

Karen Slagle September 17, 2010

An awesome finalist, Phyllis. Best of luck next round. #8912149

Debra R. Harder September 17, 2010

I agree with Karen...this is such an AWESOME finalist, Phyllis!! Truly brilliant!! Congratulations! Deb #8912277

Rona L. Schwarz September 17, 2010

Happy to see this one again, Phyllis, it is superb and one of my favorites! Huge Congratulations on Another Superb Finalist, And Good Luck In The Next Round! #8912799

John Anderson September 17, 2010

Excellent work, Congratulations on the FINALIST..... #8914202

John Anderson September 17, 2010

Excellent work, Congratulations on the FINALIST..... #8914203

John Anderson September 17, 2010

Excellent work, Congratulations on the FINALIST..... #8914205

Phyllis H. Burchett September 17, 2010

Thanks Karen, Debra H., Rona and John 3X!! #8914442

Courtenay Vanderbilt September 18, 2010

Awesome eyes, Phyllis! Congratulations! #8916546

Irene Colling level-classic September 19, 2010

Amazing timing Phyllis. I can imagine your excitment to have captured this with your camera.

Outstanding image with interesting subject, dynamic POV and expert exposure.

Congratulations on the finalist. #8918738

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic September 20, 2010

GORGEOUS! Congratulations on your Finalist Phyllis! #8920003

JO ANN CLEVELAND October 15, 2010

Woweeee! Gorgeous finalist Phyllis,congratulations girl!

jo ann c. #8968783

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic November 12, 2010

Beautiful...What kind of duck is this? #9031119

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