Female Mallard

© Bill Houghton

Female Mallard

Uploaded: August 20, 2009


Canon 5D, Canon EF100-400mm L IS lens, 1/800 sec., F5.6, ISO 800


Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe August 20, 2009

Wow, Bill!! You nailed this one!! Lovely!! #1170357

MELODIE C. ROBERTS August 20, 2009

Sensational!! #7870952

Eric S. Rundle August 20, 2009

Fantastic clarity Bill #7870990

Michael G. Marshall August 20, 2009

Terrific image, Bill! Outstanding capture! Michael #7871010

a2o akmal aini othman level-classic August 20, 2009

terrific capture, Bill! wonderful image, love it! #7871039

Walter Graziano August 20, 2009

Excellent Bill! #7871050

Lynn M. Whitt August 20, 2009

Superb capture... #7871171

Ruth Grimm August 20, 2009

Stunning image, Bill! She's gorgeous! #7871310

Claudia Kuhn level-classic August 20, 2009

Beautiful!! #7871486

Liz blahh August 20, 2009

Beautifully capture! #7872897

Daniel Ruf August 20, 2009

Bill, you've done it again. What a magnificant shot. #7873451

August 20, 2009

Perfect color, clarity and focus. #7873488

Joy Rector August 21, 2009

love this capture #7874346

Ann Coates level-classic August 21, 2009

Outstanding Bill. I don't know how you do it. I try and try and fail and fail. I really admire shots like these, they are not easy to get. #7875521

David A. Simons August 25, 2009

Fantastic capture, Bill #7887574

Jane Hirst August 28, 2009

She is beautiful, Bill. Outstanding capture. #7896862

Mike F. Anderson level-classic August 28, 2009

Absolutley Excellent, Bill! I love those wing tips just inches above the water. #7897140

John Connolly September 08, 2009

What a classic inflight capture Bill! 10 out of 10 in my book! #7926404

Randy D. Dinkins level-deluxe September 08, 2009

Great capture. Wonderful pov and details. #7926584

Mitch Spence level-classic September 10, 2009

Bill, this shot is pure poetry. It simply makes me suck in my breath to look at it. #7932106

Anne M. Young level-addict September 19, 2009

Congratulations on this great finalist! #7957351

Lynn M. Whitt September 20, 2009

Congratulations on this gorgeous finalist.... #7958452

Sandra Anderson September 20, 2009

Very beautiful Bill. Congratulations on your finalist. #7958487

Courtenay Vanderbilt September 20, 2009

Stunning Bill! Congratulations! #7958820

Randy A. Myers level-classic September 20, 2009

Congratulations. Good job. #7959047

Bojan Bencic level-classic September 20, 2009

Congratulations on your fantastic finalist, Bill. #7959171

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic September 20, 2009

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #7959421

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic September 20, 2009

Amazing to capture a duck in flight and be so perfect!! Beautiful, Bill.....Congrats and best of luck!! #7959808

Phyllis H. Burchett September 20, 2009

Awesome capture, Congratulations! #7960045

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe September 20, 2009

Fantastic shot!!! Huge congratulations Bill!!! #7960100

Jeana Clark September 20, 2009

Congratulations Bill!!
Awesome finalist!!
Best of luck in the next round!!!

~J~ #7960152

Nadya Johnson September 20, 2009

Outstanding, Bill! Congratulations on your wonderful finalist! #7961025

Carolyn Morgan September 20, 2009

Adding more congratulations #7961440

Mitch Spence level-classic September 20, 2009

Congratulations, Bill. I'll surely be looking for this in the next round. #7961589

Mike F. Anderson level-classic September 20, 2009

Congratulations on your finalist, Bill! #7961709

Tarun Bose September 20, 2009

Big congrats for your finalist, Bill. #7961730

Valentin M. Armianu September 20, 2009

Congratulations on this wonderful Finalist! Outstanding capture!! #7962898

Patrick Rouzes level-classic September 20, 2009

CONGRATULATIONS on this incredible finalist, Bill!!!!!! #7963211

ALLEN O. HOWARD September 20, 2009

...Bill.. Superb! Congratulations! #7963533

Erica Murphy level-deluxe September 20, 2009

Congratulations on your well captured and beautiful finalist Bill! #7964293

Bob D. Hall level-classic September 21, 2009

Beautiful shot, Bill! Best of luck in the next round! #7966164

Gary Lange September 21, 2009

Congrats. #7966733

BILLY R. PARKER September 21, 2009


Timothy Guay September 21, 2009

Bravo!! A Winner!!
- Timothy #7967183

Carol L. Fowler September 21, 2009

Congrats! #7967585

Amy M. Wilson September 21, 2009

Excellent... congratulations on this well-deserved Finalist, Bill! #7968213

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic September 21, 2009

Most Beautiful image, Bill. Congrats and good luck in the next round!

UB. #7968542

Daniella Puente September 22, 2009

What a SUPERB photo Bill congrats!!! #7971016

paul parent level-deluxe September 23, 2009

Fantastic action shot, the details & clarity are outstanding. #7973475

Amy JACKSON level-classic September 23, 2009

Congratulations on your win, Bill!! :) #7975788

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic September 23, 2009

on your very deserving WINNER! 8o) #7975809

A P September 23, 2009

WINNER Pictures, Images and Photos #7976046

Summer A. Kozisek September 23, 2009

Beautiful capture Bill, congratulations on your win!!! #7976167

Courtenay Vanderbilt September 23, 2009

BIG CONGRATULATIONS on this fantastic Winner, Bill! #7976393

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe September 23, 2009

Congratulations Bill on this beautiful winner. #7976398

Valentin M. Armianu September 23, 2009

Congratulations! Fantastic winner! #7976439

Debra R. Harder September 23, 2009


JO ANN CLEVELAND September 23, 2009

I just knew this would be a winner! Big Congratulations on the Gold Bill!

jo ann c. #7976745

Alan L. Borror September 23, 2009

Congratulations on your wonderful winner, Bill! #7976775

Phyllis H. Burchett September 23, 2009

Awesome! Congrats on your G O L D!! #7976954

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe September 23, 2009

Congratulations on your win Bill, incredible! #7977266

Jennifer L. Alder September 23, 2009

Big congrats!!! :) #7977303

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe September 23, 2009

Huge congratulations on your Gold Winner, Bill!! #7977327

Evy Johansen level-classic September 23, 2009

Big congratulations on your beautiful and well deserved win, Bill! #7977507

Mike F. Anderson level-classic September 23, 2009

Congratulations on your win, Bill! #7977675

Dianna Murphy September 23, 2009

Wow Bill. congratulations! #7977678

Joannie Bertucci level-classic September 23, 2009

Great big congratulations on this amazing image for your gold badge Bill! #7977732

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic September 24, 2009

Huge Congrats on this marvelous animal shot and Golden Win, Bill.

UB. #7978227

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe September 24, 2009

Outstanding - Congrats Bill on your 2nd Place Win!! Jeff #7978434

Bojan Bencic level-classic September 24, 2009

Congratulations, Bill. Fantastic photo and a well deserved win. #7978958

Karen Bacon September 24, 2009

Congrats on this stunning winner Bill! #7978961

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic September 24, 2009

Huge congrats on this wonderful Gold, Bill. #7979087

Denny E. Barnes level-deluxe September 24, 2009

Congratulations, Bill on your outstanding and very beautiful Win!! #7979647

Murry Grigsby September 24, 2009

Congrats on your wonderful wildlife shot and win Bill! I love your stop-action exposure!! #7980199

Kathy Cline level-classic September 24, 2009


glitter-graphics.com #7980657

Patrick Rouzes level-classic September 24, 2009

CONGRATULATIONS on your incredible WINNER, Bill!!!!!! WTG!!!!!! #7981172

Alex T. Mizuno September 25, 2009

Your bird shots are awesome! And this is truly a masterpiece Bill! A real work of art. Congratulations on your win!!! #7981649

Graeme yew Chow September 25, 2009

Congratulations Bill. Super and clear image with outstanding timing. #7983902

Terry L. Ellis level-classic September 25, 2009

A brilliantly, beautiful win, Bill! Congratulations! #7984036

Becky J. Parkinson level-deluxe September 25, 2009

Congratulations, Bill, on this wonderful winning photo!! I don't see any way this image could have been better...you are a master! #7984372

Kim Lund level-classic September 26, 2009

This is as beautiful as it gets! Congrats on such a fantastic photo Bill. #7984987

Melissa G. Meiselman September 26, 2009

Congratulations on this outstanding winner, Bill!! #7985920

Albert J. Valentino September 28, 2009

Superb!!! #7990561

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic September 30, 2009

I love this so much! I have attempted so many times to get a duck in flight......Beautiful! Do you have to use a tripod? Congrats on the win, Bill. #7997128

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic September 30, 2009

A glorious winner!
~♥~lisa #7997299

Shawn Jennings level-classic October 09, 2009

Congratulations on a well deserved gold win, Bill! #8021635

Martin J. Preslar October 13, 2009


Congrats on the win, and on being featured in the "Snapshots" newsletter! Bravo!!!!

Ronald F. Fischer October 13, 2009

Congrats, Bill, on your well deserved featured gallery! #8033076

Christie R. Bielss October 13, 2009

A gorgeous capture, Bill! Congratulations on your well-deserved win and being featured in Snapshot! #8033137

Colleen Farrell October 13, 2009

Incredible capture, Bill! Big congrats on your win and feature in Snapshot! #8033344

Susie Peek-Swint October 13, 2009

Stunning capture Bill .. many congrats on your win and Snapshot feature! #8033492

Alex T. Mizuno October 13, 2009

Congratulations again Bill for the second recognition, this time for Snapshot!! A real masterpiece!! #8034768

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe October 13, 2009

Congratulations on your gallery feature Bill!! #8034872

Dianna Murphy October 20, 2009

Congratulations on your feature gallery Bill. #8053300

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic October 23, 2009

One of my favorites! Congrats, Bill!! #8065103

ALLEN O. HOWARD October 26, 2009

Congratulations on your win, Bill! A real stunner!!! #8074728

Nancy (Peaches) Harker January 27, 2010

WOWZER, AWSOME timing and capture Bill, I need your secrest LOLOL
HUGE congrats on a desreving win!!! #8335503

Stephanie Laird level-classic February 02, 2010

It is always a joy to enter your gallery. My jaw always drops as I click on your thumbnails.

Absolutely the most amazing wildlife photographer I know of. Always looking forward to more. #8351103

Phyllis A. Houghton level-deluxe February 17, 2010

Bill, Your gallery is amazing. Animal photography is so challenging that it makes the number of outstanding photos you have taken incredible. I will enjoy returning to your site. #8388152

February 21, 2010

Bill you are absolutely the best !!!!
wow !! #8405432

Nick Lagos December 14, 2011

This is GP quality Bill..... #9865094

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