Nature Through My Lens

Posts tagged “Mallard

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!


Nap Time

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


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!


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!


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!


Ducks in a Row

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Is there anything cuter that a cluster of Mallard ducklings (Anas platyrhynchos)


Ditch Ducks

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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!