Thursday, June 20, 2019

Waterfowl

It's time to showcase some of our beautiful birds. Now, you may well hear me say that most every bird is beautiful, because I do like my birds.


In my opinion,the Wood Duck is our most colourful water bird we have. The male has a proud look to him and rightly so, he is one handsome fella.


Ok, so the Canada Goose is not that colourful,but they still have a special beauty. 


The common Mallard is another good looking one. That green head of the male is stunning.


Here is a group of Mallards,acting strangely. They would swim quietly and suddenly multiple ones would burst forward, churning up the water.


Sometimes one or more would take off on a short flight.I have no idea what this behaviour was all about, but I found it fascinating.


Ok, time for me to say good-bye for now.
No worries,I will be back with another post in a few days.

Something To Think About:
See
Miracles
In
Everyday
SMILE

21 comments:

  1. I’ve never seen a wood duck though they are here. Wonder what the mallards were doing? Great post.

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  2. I wonder what those mallards were doing...strange. Like you, I think all birds are beautiful...even the starling. I do think the Wood Duck is one of the most handsome, too.

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  3. YOU really do see miracles in everyday things. I love the emerald heads of the male Mallards. Maybe they were all trying to impress the ladies...

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  4. Thank you, Ruth, for the gorgeous pictures.

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  5. Gorgeous images of these fine feathered friends! The mallards are just so stunning.

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  6. I have seen ONE male wood duck all the time I've gone out birding...and he was such a far distance away, all I got was a blurred photo! You KNOW I love birds...this post was a special treat.

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  7. one of my favorite colors is the color of the head of the male mallard, that dark green is so beutiful. to me every living creature is beautiful, even the ones that can harm us...

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  8. Wonderful pictures of the ducks and geese. Strange acting ducks but made great pictures.
    I've never seen a wood duck but they sure are beautiful!!!

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  9. everyone "is beautiful, in it's own way"!! but the wood duck, wow, you are very lucky to see them!!!

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  10. You got some very handsome portraits of your waterfowl, but I really enjoyed the antics of the group of Mallards.

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  11. Hi Ruth, I haven't seen a Wood Duck here but I just checked the range map and see that they are here ... somewhere. I will be looking for them. Enjoyed all your photos, as always. Excellent post. Great closing thought too! Have a good weekend ahead! John

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  12. you captured these ducks very well....I really enjoyed seeing them as they are coming in for a landing...

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  13. Ruth, you have some wonderful pics of the ducks...well captured. The Wood Duck is beautiful and full of color. I have always thought they swim and fly so graceful. Thank you for sharing your post.

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  14. Wonderful action photos, Ruth! The churning water one is great!

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  15. I agree the wood ducks are so pretty, with all the colors, the male is the most colorful I think though, but the female has such a pretty look as well. Hope you have a great weekend. cheers, Nora

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  16. Wise Words...See miracles in everyday smiles..
    I love your bird and fowl photos. Simply gorgeous.

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  17. So nice. I love you photos. Especially the group of Mallard.

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  18. We have fun going to the lake at Cumberland Mountain State Park and just watching all of the ducks and Canada Geese.... SO much fun...

    Great set of pictures.
    Hugs,
    Betsy

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    please visit my blog too

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