7 April 10

Mallards in the Puddle

mallard, graphite Heavy rain on Sunday. It has cleared up but the lingering puddles are attracting all kinds of birds.

mallard, graphite Yesterday afternoon a pair of mallards flew in and started digging around the base of the grasses and other plants with their bills.

mallard, graphite After the root fest, preening began. Ducks have many more feathers than passerines to keep them waterproof and warm, and that takes a lot of maintenance…

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