River Bend Park near Jupiter, FL
This beautiful female Mallard was feeding with a group of other ducks when she was "buzzed" by an interested male. His unwanted attentions caused her to blast off from the marshy lake in an effort to maintain her feeding schedule!
Basic crop, color, contrast, brightness and sharpness adjustments in Lightroom 4. Finishing adjustments in Photoshop CS5 and Nik Viveza.
Canon EOS 1D Mark IV, Canon EFS 400mm f4 DO IS USM + 1.4x Canon teleconverter II