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Aythya collaris (Ring-necked Duck)

The classic, I thought it was one species, get home and check the guide books and find out I was totally wrong. Live and learn.

Also, not great composition - try getting lower to the water and try to get the eye focused.



Age: Mature
Camera: Nikon D2x
Date: Sunday, January 4th, 2009 at 12:02 PM
Exposure: 1/40 sec at f2.8
Gender: Male
ISO: 200 asa
Lens: 80-200mm f/2.8D ED-IF AF-S Zoom-Nikkor at 200mm
(equivalent field of view of a 300mm lens on a 35mm camera)
With cropping (you see 18% of the image as shot), this lens is effectively a 701mm lens on a 35mm camera
Region: British Columbia, North America, Canada
Scientific Name: species related to Aythya collaris (Ring-necked Duck)
Tag: Stanley Park, bird
Larger image: 1220 x 1830
Raw image: 1220 x 1830

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