I'm too sexy for my hair

Discussion in 'Birds' started by Kevin Scott, Jun 28, 2005.

  1. Saw the strangest looking duck at Gatorland on Sunday. He was near the flamingos trying to get any scrap of food he could find. He saw my black Nikon gear and kept swimming towards me and honking.... :)

    1st glance:
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    front view:
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    Ole blue eyes posing pretty:
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    D2X/300 f4 AFS/1.4x handheld
     
  2. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    Little to much time at Vidal Sasoon's me thinks :lol:

    Nice shots very crisp
     
  3. JeffKohn

    JeffKohn

    Apr 21, 2005
    Houston, TX
    OMG those shots are hilarious!! I've never seen a duck with a 'do like that before. Well captured.
     
  4. Really hilarious! Gave me a good start for this day.
     
  5. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    OMG thats funny,

    Look good on a gift certificate to the Hair dressers. loloolol

    Great shots.
     
  6. all right Kevin, this is a photoshop trick right????
    cool and very nicely done. great fun to look at.
     
  7. Flew

    Flew

    994
    Jan 25, 2005
    Alabama
    Speechless.... :lol:
     
  8. LMAO what a funny lookign duck
     
  9. Hi Dave. No, it's no Photoshop trick. It's the real deal, 100% mother nature. I've got another shot of a brown duck that has a tuft of feathers like this one does, only smaller. I'll see if I can dig it out.

    I have to say, he was rather funny looking. It was good for a laugh! :D
     
  10. I am not so sure that Mother Nature is responsible for that. O.k., there are the weirdest shapes among animals, but this one looks very much like selective breeding to me. Just remember into what pitiable creatures some of the pigeons have been turned by the breeders. Same is true for certain dogs and cats, BTW.
     
  11. Maybe you're right, Harry. Here's the brown version of the duck with the same "affliction"...

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  12. Terri French

    Terri French

    May 5, 2005
    Idaho
    great photos

    These are so funny. Love your subject caption as well.
     
  13. Steve S

    Steve S

    Feb 1, 2005
    SE Florida
    Totally wierd!

    Never seen anything like it!
     
  14. LOL!! Great capture, definitely a first for me

    As we all know birds can be self contious, so someone has come up with the brain idea of a tupei" for birds...........that feather loss thing is really a bummer I hear and blows their self confidence................lmao!!!!
     
  15. Looks like the Elvis of ducks.
     
  16. MontyDog

    MontyDog

    Jan 30, 2005
    #1064 - You have an error in your SQL syntax;
     
  17. Hey Russ, thanks for the link. I overheard some people there referring to a "Crested Duck". Guess they were right. I just thought it was some type of anomaly.

    I thought this particular guy looked like Gary Oldham in Bram Stoker's Dracula from a few years back. Perfectly coiffed.

    Glad everyone's enjoying the photos. It was quite a surprise to see it swim around the corner and come right up to me! :) Sometimes it's fun to look at the humor in nature.
     
  18. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    A chocolate Poodle duck....lololol

    Those are great Kevin.
     
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