They are still my Babies [170812 Animals ]

© Jeffrey M. Smith

They are still my Babies

Uploaded: May 01, 2011 08:37:07

Description

A Female Mottled duck with 8 juvies, very rare indeed as usually after a clutch of 12 or 14, 2 or 3 (if any) are left after predators get them. To have 8 this late. the mom is blessed as they avoided Ospreys, hawks, eagles. gators, and even herons. NOTE THE FUZZ ON THE JUVIES, THEY STILL CANT FLY YET

Exif: F Number: 9, Exposure Bias Value: -0.30, ExposureTime: 1/500 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 210.00 mm, Model: DSLR-A900

Comments

Freddy Bland May 01, 2011

Wonderful capture, Jeff! They are all little miracles! #1373756

Merna L. Nobile June 30, 2011

Congratulations to all of the Award Winners for May 2011. Merna

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