Sunday, 24 July 2011

Mallard chicks (Anas platyrhynchos)

This group of Mallard ducklings were being harried by Black-headed Gulls as they tried to feed and so took refuge of a sort on what appeared to be an old, partly submerged, iron drainpipe. Eventually it all became too much and they waddled off as fast as their webbed feet could carry them…
Canon 1Ds MkII, Canon 100-400mm IS USM lens, 1/1,600 sec, f/5.6, 400mm at ISO 500

Canon 1Ds MkII, Canon 100-400mm IS USM lens, 1/1,300 sec, f/5.6, 400mm at ISO 500

Canon 1Ds MkII, Canon 100-400mm IS USM lens, 1/1,600 sec, f/5.6, 400mm at ISO 500

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