A big year - birds 2018

Challenge #77 in the A Big Year series. Hosted by gidgetto.
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Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2018. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
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Mallard at The Pond in Central Park _DSF0207-1
by shoki93
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This Mallard male was starting to doze off on a misty Sunday evening. The calm water and water droplets beading off his feathers caught my eye as he caught mine. The symmetry of the image makes it a personal favorite.
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Submitted: Friday, 28th December, 2018 03:03 (GMT)
Taken: Sunday, 2nd December, 2018
Focal length: 400 mm
Shutter speed: 1/45 sec
Aperture: F5.6
ISO: 5000
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