Drake Blue Winged Teal in Flight

Post on March 28, 2015 Blue Winged Teal Duck BirdsWaterfowl

By:

There are Blue-Winged Teals at White Rock Lake but i could never get close to the skittish waterfowls, let alone getting a flyer. But thanks to recent rainfall, the flat marshy grass at Dixon Branch flooded, provides a more-approachable feeding ground, about ankle-high in water for the shy teals.

I put on a pair of Lacrosse water boot and eventually get close enough for an in flight after week long for trying. There, finally got a keeper of Blue-Winged Teal in flight i’ve have longed minus the OOF orange background.

  • Canon, EOS 7D Mark II
  • EF 500mm F4L IS USM
  • ISO 800, 1/5000, F5.6 ,700mm
  • White Rock Lake
  • March 28, 2015
blue winged teal

See more photos from Bird In Flight

  • Killdeer in Flight
  • Eastern Kingbird Flycatcher in Flight
  • Sandhill Crane in Flight at Bosque del Apache
  • Black-necked Stilt in Flight
  • gadwall male in-flight 7D2
  • female lesser scaup

See more photos from Duck

  • American Wood Duck Drake - 2012
  • northen shoveler in flight
  • American wigeon female in fight
  • northern shoveler female
  • drake american wigeon in flight
  • Portrait of American Wood Duck in Eclipse Plumage -- Reflection

Picture Licensing and Usage

Thank you for an interest in my photos. I do not give away any of my photos for free, profit or non-profit usage. Please do not use them without prior written consent from me. No exception. Photo Buyers for Publications, Advertising, or any other use please send your inquiry to below or contact me here.

Comments and Discussions