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Duck, duck, go.

Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 4 April 2012 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Also found these two hanging around the pond next to the River Don in Jarrow.

So why the title?

DuckDuckGo is a newish search engine with a strict no tracking privacy policy, definitely worth a look!

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Luke from Spokane Washington, United States

An nice view of the birds!

4 Apr 2012 5:27am

Richard from Ellemford, United Kingdom

Love the colours and POV

4 Apr 2012 5:39am

PascalXLD from Rennes, France

Beau couple

Bonne journée

4 Apr 2012 5:53am

Khalil from Beyrouth, Lebanon

Beau couple bien tranquille dans son joli environnement naturel.

4 Apr 2012 6:06am

Christine from Ellemford, United Kingdom

A lovely pair

4 Apr 2012 6:08am

PATRICK from miramas, France


4 Apr 2012 6:16am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom


4 Apr 2012 6:20am

ursulakatariina from Leixlip, Ireland

Handsome couple.

4 Apr 2012 6:27am

Nina from Haute Loire, France

Jump, jump right? ... It seems there is time to think about ...

4 Apr 2012 6:33am

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

so beauty shot
Have a lovely day

4 Apr 2012 6:47am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Talking of search engines, have you tried Wolfram Alpha. Great for numeric, quantatitive data http://www.wolframalpha.com/

4 Apr 2012 7:27am

Christine from Iseste, France

l'eau est encore un peu trop froide....bonne journée

4 Apr 2012 7:30am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

A nice pair of coin coin!!!! They do not seem to be eager to dive :) Good day.

4 Apr 2012 8:06am

Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

Great capture ! And thanks for the link, looks quite interesting... Have a lovely day Curly :)

4 Apr 2012 8:29am

Mhelene from Paris, France

Great framing ! Beautiful !

4 Apr 2012 9:41am

Jason Politte from United States

Cute couple, and that frog shot from yesterday was great! :-) Thanks for the tip on the new search engine.

4 Apr 2012 10:31am

Marie from George, South Africa

Nice capture. (However, I would've tried it in black and white, perhaps with the contrast boosted a bit. Just a thought. ;)

4 Apr 2012 10:41am


Nice & lovely shot ;)
Well done

4 Apr 2012 11:09am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

nice pair of quackers

4 Apr 2012 11:24am

Williams from East LaHave, Nova Scotia, Canada

Looks like a well fed happy couple. Lord love a duck!

4 Apr 2012 11:30am

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

I thought I'd hit it big with Google Search and your telling me there's more?

4 Apr 2012 11:44am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Nice shot ! And thanks for the information. It works with Japanese language.

4 Apr 2012 12:59pm

robert from Bousval, Belgium

Nice capture!

4 Apr 2012 1:18pm

dean musgrove from Simi Valley, United States

Stick around. She is likely to have her ducklings in tow soon.

4 Apr 2012 3:11pm

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Nice shot and thanks for the link

4 Apr 2012 3:39pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

A loving and wonderful couple. I like ... by the water!!!

4 Apr 2012 3:43pm

The Mouse from Glasgow, United Kingdom

A fine couple, interesting link, wonder what GCHQ will do about it.

4 Apr 2012 7:31pm

Florence from Paris, France

Nice couple. :-) Thanks for the link.

4 Apr 2012 7:32pm

Don Levesque from Saint John, Canada

Nice shot of a male and female mallard.

4 Apr 2012 7:32pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

so beautiful!

4 Apr 2012 8:46pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Great shot! They make a nice couple!

4 Apr 2012 11:49pm

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

They look such a happy couple but I reckon they know they are being tracked.

5 Apr 2012 7:37am

Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

Is it their "time" by now? 'cause we found a pair JUST LIKE THIS ONE by the river, the other day....I like the tonality and the patterns on their feather coat.

6 Apr 2012 9:47am

franz from Baden, Austria

probably looking for a spot where they can raise the kids ...

6 Apr 2012 7:45pm

1/500 second
ISO 800
450 mm (35mm equiv.)