The Harlequin

Harlequin Duck (Histrionicus histrionicus)
Kenai Peninsula, Alaska
Canon 7D w/ Canon 100-400mm lens @ 400mm
1/320 sec @ f8 iso 200
*creative edit
© G. Runco / Teklanika Photography 2017

“Harlequin Drake”

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© Teklanika Photography 2016

Harlequin Duck (Histrionicus histrionicus)
Kenai River, Alaska
Canon 7D
Canon 100-400mm lens @ 400mm
1/1000 sec @ f8
iso 200
© Teklanika Photography 2016

“Icy Hen”

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© Teklanika Photography 2015

Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)
Anchorage, Alaska
Canon 7D
Canon 100-400mm lens @ 220mm
1/640 sec @ f5
iso 200
© Teklanika Photography 2015

“Duckling”

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Greater Scaup (Aythya marila)
(*captive duckling)
Canon 7D
Canon 17-40mm lens @ 40mm
1/60 sec @ f4.5
iso 400
© Teklanika Photography 2013

“River Harlequin”

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© Teklanika Photography 2013

“River Harlequin”

Harlequin Duck (Histrionicus histrionicus)
Chugach National Forest, Alaska
07/08/2013
Canon 7D
Canon 100-400mm lens @ 400mm
1/800 sec @ f5.6
iso 320
© Teklanika Photography 2013

“Harlequin”

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© Teklanika Photography 2013

“Harlequin”
The harlequin duck is listed as “endangered” in Canada, “threatened” in Maine, and a “species of special concern” in western states.

Harlequin Duck (Histrionicus histrionicus)
Denali National Park, Alaska
05/30/2013
Canon 7D
Canon 100-400mm lens @ 400mm
1/200 sec @ f5.6
iso 200
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“Mallard in Flight”

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“Mallard in Flight”

Mallard Duck (Anas platyrhynchos)
Anchorage, Alaska
02/09/2013
Canon 7D
Canon 100-400mm lens @ 130mm
1/1600 sec @ f5
iso 500
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“Mallard Drake”

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© Teklanika Photography 2013

“Mallard Drake”
Male Mallards (or Drakes) have a dark, iridescent-green head and yellow bill.

Mallard Duck (Anas platyrhynchos)
Anchorage, Alaska
02/09/2013
Canon 7D
Canon 100-400mm lens @ 260mm
1/1600 sec @ f5.6
iso 500
© Teklanika Photography 2013

“Mallard Takeoff”

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“Mallard Takeoff”
Anchorage, Alaska
02/02/2013
Canon 7D
Canon 100-400mm lens @ 170mm
1/2000 sec @ f5
iso 400
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“Mallard on Ice”

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© Teklanika Photography 2012

“Mallard on Ice”
Anchorage, Alaska
04/08/2012
Sony A200
Sigma 70-210mm lens @ 210mm
1/1600 sec @ f2.8
iso 100
© Teklanika Photography 2012