Lady ducks may not have the same brilliant coloring as their male counterparts, but this one looks particularly lovely with her patch of blue on her wing and her orange beak. You may see some of her male counterparts in the coming weeks here, but I wanted to show her off first.
She and her friends came out of the water within a few minutes of my arrival, hoping I’d have food for them. I know they get fed—probably too often—but they were disappointed I had only my camera in hand. Did you know bread isn’t great for ducks? Here are some better choices.
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Hope, A wonderful shot of a fully grown female mallard in breeding plumage.
Thanks! I hope you’ll also enjoy seeing some of her potential mates later this month.