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Pairs of ducks

Ducks do not seem to like to be alone. I will occasionally run across an odd solitary duck, but more often than not, the ducks that I encounter are in pairs or in larger groups. 70 more words


Northern Shovelers are back

Even at a distance I could tell that the ducks that I spotted on Monday at Huntley Meadows Park were Northern Shovelers (Anas clypeata… 33 more words


Northern Shoveler [Anas clypeata] ~ 2017 #27

The picture below was taken as the ducks were doing their “swimming in a circle” ritual. Some ducks dive to get their food, some go up-end, while these characters get a whirlpool going to help stir up food for the group. 35 more words