Whilst looking for one species of duck (which I did not find) I was greeted by a group of mallards that were very used to people and came directly to me in hopes of snackies. They were not pleased with just a photographer and her camera.
Thems the breaks, duckies!
But it did turn out well anyway as the sun was beginning to rise in the sky and bathed both the water of the pond and Lady Mallard here in glorious golden hour light. The water almost looks like it was painted, don’t you think so?