Nature Through My Lens

Mallards

All My Ducks in a Row

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Here’s Eight Mallards (Anas platyrhychos), four pair, four male, four females. All were asleep with their heads down. Something made a noise and all the males popped up. Females weren’t bothered and kept sleeping! Who has their priorities right!


Two Mallards

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Here’s an archive shot from a couple of years back that I’ve always liked!  A pair of Mallard drakes, Anas platyrhychos.


Diving Practice

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With Billy and Sis looking on, Mum turns her head as Bobby attempts his first full Pike off the log!


A Bit of a Stretch

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A pair of drake Mallards.  One having a bit of a stretch!


Proud

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A drake Mallard proudly swims by his mate.

I love all the different colours in the water!


Reflections of Sleep

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A pair of Mallards asleep in the afternoon sun


On Ice

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A pair of Mallards swimming in the lightly iced pond.