Tag Archives: mallard

Random fun at the Lowry Park Zoo

Residents at the zoo, these macaws get to fly around from the entrance to the stage area for the bird show. I caught them flying around one morning and they stopped for a break. Residents of the zoo. The stork … Continue reading

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Another baby duck family in the neighborhood.

More muscovy baby ducks in my neighborhood pond.  This has been a busy spring with more duck families than I’ve ever seen in the 13 years we’ve lived here.  Baby ducks everywhere. These babies were resting close to Mom. I … Continue reading

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After work walk

Things from an after work walk at the office park near my office.  Lots of critters in the water and along the boardwalk. Linking to Wednesday Around the World

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Duck, Duck, Ibis

People come to this lake to feed the ducks and swans but it’s mostly the ibis that get fed. They fly in by the hundreds and attack the person holding the food. A few random ducks. You can always find … Continue reading

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Road trip to Central Florida

A lone female painted bunting was eating at the feeder near the pond. A catbird on St. Frances’s head. Your basic mockingbird shot. There must have been a robin convention going on. They were everywhere at the park. Really cool … Continue reading

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More fun at the horse farm

Eating breakfast, very sloooowly! Funny faces. Pretty faces. Crazy rooster in mid-air. Color coordinated shelducks. The prettiest guy there. (He knows it too.) Spent a Sunday afternoon at Horsepower for Kids hanging out with the fowl.

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In the backyard

We recently had a yellow crowned night heron on our dock. He didn’t fly away when I went out to take his picture. I didn’t get too close to the dock though. Of course, the mallard came cruising up to … Continue reading

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Cuteness from the couch.

I was sitting on the couch watching tv and got up to get something to drink. I saw movement outside in front of the dock out of the corner of my eye. I yelled “Baby ducks’ and ran and grabbed … Continue reading

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Spring means fuzzballs everywhere.

  My first fuzzball sighting of the season. Based on the last picture, more to come. I was at Circle B Bar Reserve and decided to stop by Lake Morton on the way home. I had read on Kim’s blog … Continue reading

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Pretty faces at the lake.

Some of the geese have all orange beaks and some have the spots on them. Is that a sunburn? Or maybe an age spot? The black swans were nesting. The only white pelican at the lake that morning. He looks … Continue reading

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