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!
With Billy and Sis looking on, Mum turns her head as Bobby attempts his first full Pike off the log!
Here’s todays Finch, a pretty Purple Finch (Carpodacus purpureus) hen in the Lilac tree.
A hen House Sparrow checking out her surroundings from the door of her new house.
A hen Common Goldeneye (Bucephala clangula). This head forward behaviour is a response to a males courtship display.
A pair of Northern Pintail hens in the green water of their pond
A pretty Mallard hen (Anas platyrhynchos) has found her own spot of sunlight to bring out her best.