Torrent Ducks, Ecuador

Torrent Ducks
Guango, Ecuador
Canon EOS 7D   *   EF500mm f/4L IS USM +1.4x   *   ISO 320   *   1/100 sec @ f/11

This pair of Torrent Ducks rests on a boulder in the middle of the rushing Rio Papallacta in the Amazon watershed on the east side of the Andes.

They can be difficult to approach to photograph, often diving into the raging whitewater to raft to safety.

Photo ID: 20111027-124

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