Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Winter colour - or gratuitous ducks

I went out for a walk yesterday to a near by pond. The day was grey - the iridescence in these feathers provided the only natural colour around. All these ducks were hanging out hoping for food. Their wait paid off as many walkers (us included) brought duck snacks.
A wood duck (male)

A bufflehead (male)

A ringneck duck

A pair of American wigeons

A usual duck pond suspect - a male mallard

A duck-alanch (they thought we had food)

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