Just Ducky

Today I found out that this fine feathered fellow is a male Mallard duck transitioning into eclipse plumage. What the heck is that you say? It means that breeding season and its bright colors are over and now he is changing into non-breeding colors.

And now you know. Interesting, huh?


male mallard duck, eclipse plummage

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7 Responses to Just Ducky

  1. Timothy Price says:

    That’s a beautiful duck.

  2. Deb says:

    Wow, you caught him in this season’s last flourish of colours.

  3. buddy71 says:

    well, if you dont need your best suit any longer, might as well change into your sweats! lol

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