Puddle Pond

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by m.kitchengirl, Mar 20, 2012.

  1. m.kitchengirl

    m.kitchengirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The huge patches of permafrost have melted (mostly) and left a sizable pond in the backyard.
    The ladies have enjoyed pond living very much this week.

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    It has been unseasonably warm. Tomorrow is supposed to approach 80!
    In March. In Maine.
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    Tonight, as I finished gathering feeders & waterers to fill before bedtime I noticed some visitors to puddle pond.

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    A wild Mallard & his lovely lady.
    They must be young. They let me get very close.

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    I wish they were better photos for you. They are stunning.
    It was sunset when I finally left them alone.
    I am hopeful they will be there in the morning.

    My gals are hopeful they will NOT be there in the morning. They ran & cowered behind the duck house after they saw the other ducks floating on their pond.
     
  2. tweetysvoice

    tweetysvoice Chillin' With My Peeps

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    awwww... How cool! Thanks for sharing that!
     

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