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Old Feb 27, 2009, 8:32 PM   #1
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took a quick trip to the park this afternoon, not much going on, but this male common merganser came in a bit closer than usual, and let me get a couple of decent shots...these guys seldom come closer than about 50 yards to shore, so i felt lucky to get this one from "only" 25 yards or so... 40D, 400mm, 1/800 @ f/10...

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Old Feb 27, 2009, 9:18 PM   #2
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That's a great shot Rocky! These guys are hard to get right. That dark green head and the white body is a real pain for exposure. Well done!!....cheers..Don
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Old Feb 27, 2009, 10:38 PM   #3
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Around here the stay quite a far out and then dive when you start to get close enough.

Nice shot.

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Old Feb 28, 2009, 7:22 PM   #4
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Way to go Rocky. You done did gooood.

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