A male chestnut teal duck (Anas castanea). This is a dabbling duck found in Australia. It is protected under the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974.
This post is part of the Wordless Wednesday meme,and also part of the My Corner of the World meme,and also part of the Nature Notes meme
This is such a cool shot! The duck is glowing! Not sure how you achieved that effect, but it's wonderful.Thanks for sharing at https://image-in-ing.blogspot.com/2022/01/seen-on-blue-ridge-parkway.html
What a pretty duck, the green is highlighted so well.
Lovely! I can't tell if he's ready to jump in or let you take more photos :)Thanks for sharing your link at My Corner of the World this week!
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