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 pair of Mallards (Anas platyrhychos) found a quite log to have an afternoon nap on!
Two pair of Mallards (Anas platyrhychos) Probably the most familiar duck in the world. They are litterally everywhere and do pretty well everywhere they go.
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!
Is there anything cuter that a cluster of Mallard ducklings (Anas platyrhynchos)
A pair of Mallards (Anas platyrhynchos) on the side of a reasonably busy road. It seems they have made their Spring home in the ditch below. Both stood calmly while we drove by. I took the shot out the window of the car!
A pretty Mallard hen (Anas platyrhynchos) has found her own spot of sunlight to bring out her best.
A pair of Mallards having a bit of a job walking across the pond where they usually swim!
A Mallard hen having a little rest
A pair of Mallard hens
take in the sun.
Is there anything better than to close your eyes and soak up the warmth