Here is the same shot cropped a little bit so that you can see that the coot is in mid-quack:
And cropped again so that you can see the details of the Canvasback's webbed foot and his red eye:
My point here is that the new camera captures so many pixels that I can crop this photo this much and the resolution is still this good. Click on the photo to see it enlarged. The resolution is still really good.
Here are some other shots of ducks that came out pretty good too.
This is a male Ring-necked Duck. They should really be called Ring-billed if you ask me. Here is the female:
And finally, a portrait of a coot:
After not having many posts last month, I have tons of fodder from this trip to post a few more in the coming days. Stay tuned. . .