Nature Through My Lens

Duck

Looking to the Future

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A drake Mallard (Anas platyrhychos) looks out across the water of Mill Lake. I’m always amazed how that Green head can change colour in the light!


A Trio

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A trio of drake Buffleheads (Bucephala albeola) hanging out with a group of mixed ducks at Mill Lake in Abbotsford. I really like the action and different colours of the water in this shot!


Nap Time

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A pair of Mallards (Anas platyrhychos) found a quite log to have an afternoon nap on!


Pretty Pintail

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A Northern Pintail (Acer acuta) looking very handsome as he swims through some greenery on the water.


Mallard

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A most handsome duck is the Mallard (Anas platyrhychos). He also is one of my favourite ducks! Wherever one goes there seems to be Mallards. Three Cheers or Quacks for Mallards!


On the Green Pond

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A female Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata) afloat in a pond covered in reflections from the surrounding trees and undergrowth!

I love reflections!


Hmmm, Fancy That!

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A hen Mallard (Anas platyrhychos) preening her feathers! Preening is important to birds, especially birds like Ducks who have to keep their feathers ship shape to keep the cold and wet away!