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Old Mar 6, 2013, 9:21 AM   #1
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Both taken with K5II Tamron 70-200/2.8 and Kenko 2x converter.
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Can someone identify this for me?
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Very nice photos. I love the reflection on the coot. I wish I could help with the ID on the ducks, but I know very few birds.
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Great reflection shot of the Coot, sorry can't help with the other

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Theses are what I call "Mostly Mallards" - hybrids of wild type mallards with the domestic ones. There are many variations on this theme in park lakes.
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Look like ducks to me

The first image is nice. I love the reflections.

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Nice shots! The coot with reflection is my favorite.

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Thanks for comments.

I thought they look like Mallards but the colors and ble bill threw me off.

I'm new to all this birding stuff but so identifying is a bit difficult I'll get there.

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Very nicely done! I love the coot. Mallards do seem to be indiscriminate when it comes to their mates, its amazing how different the variations can be.
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