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It's not great to be a waterbird today

Canon PowerShot SX40 HS 1/15 second F/8.0 ISO 100 30 mm

Hello everybody. It is fine that You will see my pictures. I do not know English very well. Therefore, it may be some comments or answers seem strange. I'm trying to learn more. Thank you for your understanding.

Sam from Chennai, India

Yes. A fine capture of these birds on ice ... Lovely. :)

29 Jan 2018 5:23am

@Sam: Thank you.

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Je pense qu'il s'adapte mieux que nous ! ..)

29 Jan 2018 6:37am

@tataray: It is true. We know it...

Marjolein from Westvoorne, Netherlands

It looks also very cold !!

29 Jan 2018 7:25am

@Marjolein: True. It was pretty cool.

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

A fine capture of this frozen pond.

29 Jan 2018 8:48am

@Ana Lúcia: Thank you

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Too cold for them ?

29 Jan 2018 9:47am

@Hiro: It's not too cold for them. They swim and dine food from the bottom of the river.

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Beautiful composition . There are some places open to capture fishes .

29 Jan 2018 10:19am

@Mhelene: Thank you

beach from Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

It does look a bit chilly for a swim.

29 Jan 2018 12:22pm

@beach: They are professionals. This is not too cold for them.

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

A cold day for a dip for these mallards! Great capture!

29 Jan 2018 12:37pm

@Steven: Thank you

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

You have captured the cold so well. They seem to be huddling for warmth.

29 Jan 2018 2:02pm

@Ruthiebear: Thank you

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

c'est superbe

29 Jan 2018 3:11pm

@Existence Artistique: Thank you

Graciel·la (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

I think they do not have so many problems. As you say, they are professionals. :)

29 Jan 2018 4:29pm

@Graciel·la (Vic. Catalonia): You are right.

Claudiel from belgium, Belgium

The bird of yesterday is super.

29 Jan 2018 4:44pm

@Claudiel: Thank you

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

The water is becoming a solid. A hard life for these guys.

29 Jan 2018 6:06pm

@Steve Rice: That river flows quite strongly. It does not freeze completely and the birds find food on the bottom of the river.

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Rhooo non !!! tout à fait !!!!

29 Jan 2018 6:16pm

@Martine Libouton: Thank you

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

They seem to be having a meeting. It looks cold.

30 Jan 2018 3:52am

@B. Thomas: Maybe they are meeting or lunch

Lewis from Harns, Netherlands

Luckily they can sleep on their nearly frozen feet.

30 Jan 2018 5:42pm

@Lewis: I agree.

Canon PowerShot SX40 HS
1/15 second
F/8.0
ISO 100
30 mm

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