Tag Archives: mallard duck

Dawn of the Duck

Doesn’t quite sound like a scary movie title; unless of course you think of Monday’s as a bit scary. This is just one little mallard greeting the dawn of a new day. I hope your day goes swimmingly as well. … Continue reading

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Duck, Duck, Goose

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Ducky

While all around them the “hoomans” were enjoying their 4th of July Doo Dah celebrations in the park, this mallard family swam contentedly in the pond. Mr. and Mrs. Mallard kept a watchful eye on Junior who had the tendency … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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All the single duckies

Today I found out why I’ve been seeing male and female ducks separate from one another.  Mating and baby duck season is over and it’s back to their own lives.  Ducks do not mate for life, instead they seasonally bond. … Continue reading

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