Anyoneelse noticed waterfowl out of time? :P

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Fierlin1182, Sep 14, 2011.

  1. Fierlin1182

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    On our river, we have all sorts of waterfowl - ducks, swans, moorhens - who brood chicks halfway through winter. [​IMG] Come spring, when everyone else is just hatching, their babies are all grown up!
    We always have a laugh at them!
     
  2. StupidBird

    StupidBird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's evolution, baby!
     
  3. Frosty

    Frosty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Halfway through winter here the temps are around -20F, I don't see any brooding going on.
     
  4. Fierlin1182

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    Yikes, that's cold [​IMG]
    On a warm day in winter it will reach maybe... 14*C?
    Even the plants get confused and all start flowering [​IMG]
     

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