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Mallards save their best for last

After a scoreless 1st period, the Mallards strike 1st in game 7 with 2nd period goals from Jordan Mayer and Thomas Frazee.   Quad City would add a late goal to earn a 3-1 win and take the series 4 games to 3.  27 more words


For today, an Anacreontic poem. An English Anacreontic poem is a lyrical poem composed of rhyming couplets with seven to eight syllables per line:


Mallards seek early knockout in Game 6

The Mallards are 1 victory away from a long await playoff series win, but they’ll have to get it on the road.   Quad City will look for the clincher Tuesday night in Rapid City and are eager for a fast start.  32 more words


City Slickers

We were off to the city for the weekend and there was not much time for birding. However we did see quite a few Long-tailed Ducks, Gulls, Mallards and Comorants near the airport ferry in Toronto Harbour. 28 more words

Mutant Ducks of Raccoon

I’ve written about the mallard ducks in our neighborhood in previous years. They come in March. Three males hang out for a bit with a female until the female goes to her nest either out by the mailbox or under our deck. 137 more words

In The Garden

Mallard Ducks

Usually whenever I get anywhere near the ducks on the River Leet they take flight with a great clatter of wings and loud cries,  but for some reason these mallards going about their business on the river bank and in the shallow water didn’t appear to notice me at all, as I stood shin-deep in wild garlic, taking pictures of them; even when I moved away they were not alarmed. 62 more words

First Babies

I got an email at work, “We have babies!!!!”

I thought he meant the Canada Geese, but it was the Mallards. Which makes sense, because I’m relatively certain that my first pictures of the Goslings was early/mid May last year. 582 more words