Tag Archives: muscovy ducks

Yellow rubber duckies in the neighborhood

I spotted this Mom with her babies in the grass along the pond in my neighborhood. I sat down on the sidewalk and watched them for a while. They were not shy. People in the neighborhood feed the ducks here … Continue reading

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Ducks and geese at Crescent Lake Park

Why was the muscovy duck in the tree?  Looking for bugs?  A place to nest? After a long rain, the ducks were taking a bath in a puddle in the street. A few of the geese at the lake. The … Continue reading

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More cute baby ducks

Crescent Lake Park near downtown St. Petersburg had lots of duck families in late June. There were several muscovy families as well as a few mallard families and one white duck with an orange baby. Linking to Saturday’s Critters

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Another chapter of “So many babies”

I stumbled on this muscovy duck family at Lake Morton back in late May. They were so cute. They stayed close together and close to Mom. I rarely see all yellow babies so this was a treat. Near the duck … Continue reading

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Winter babies in my neighborhood

I was coming home from running errands in late December and saw the above as I was driving back into my neighborhood. Baby ducks eating bugs in the neighbor’s yard. I ran home and grabbed my camera and got the … Continue reading

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Hoody in my neighbor “hood”

The tiny pond in my neighborhood has a rare occupant every winter. I finally saw him recently and stopped by to take his picture. The hooded merganser was the only duck in the pond that wasn’t a muscovy duck. He … Continue reading

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Getting frisky in September

This guy thought he looked good with his salt and pepper head and red accents. I don’t know if she felt that way about him. I thought for a second he was going to drown her. She made it out … Continue reading

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Late post on babies

Baby anhingas from June. Younger anhingas begging Dad to feed them. He’s trying to ignore the three babies. He’s probably hoping Mom is coming back soon with food. Actually, it looks like Dad was just waiting for his food to … Continue reading

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