Lee Richardson Zoo Duck Pond Activity (30 December 2013)
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About This Shoot
Date: 30 December 2013
Location: Lee Richardson Zoo, Garden City, Kansas
Shoot Type: Wildlife
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Synopsis:
This was my first visit to the duck pond at Lee Richardson Zoo. I must say, I was impressed. Even though there are tons of trees around, there were some spots where the light came in making for excellent photography from the south side of the pond. There were many Mallards as well as Wood Duck and Wigeon. I got fairly good artistic type portraits and some action images of all three species. I will definitely be going back!

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30 December 2013

Lee Richardson Zoo Duck Pond Activity


Fri, 03 Jan 2014 09:16:23 -0600
Wood Duck portrait and preening pose at Richardson Zoo duck pond.

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Wed, 01 Jan 2014 19:44:09 -0600
Mallard drake wing flap action at Lee Richardson Zoo duck pond. 30 December 2013
  
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Tue, 31 Dec 2013 14:56:00 -0600
Wood Duck stroll on ice at the duck pond at Lee Richardson Zoo, Garden City. 30 December 2013
  
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