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November 11, 2016 – Ruddy Shelduck, Brahminy Duck, Ruddy Sheld-Duck, or Ruddy Sheldrake (Tadorna ferruginea)

These waterfowl breed from southeastern Europe through southern and central Asia, migrating to South and Southeast Asia and parts of Africa, with several resident populations. 58 more words


Sunday Inspiration - More Anatidae Swimmers

And God created great whales, and every living creature that moveth, which the waters brought forth abundantly, after their kind, and every winged fowl after his kind: and God saw that it was good.

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Granny's Bay to Lytham Windmill

Shelducks are back in Granny’s Bay. Distinctive, handsome-looking chunky ducks; bigger than a mallard, not as big as a Canada goose. Heads down, shovelling through the soft silt for tiny snails, worms and plants they occasionally stop, have a look around, tidy their feathers, and then back to more shovelling. 132 more words

Near Blackpool

Death of a hat

Besides visiting a fellow blogger, my partner E.J. and I spent several days last month in Normandy. Neither of us had been there before. Friends of ours own a pre-Revolutionary farmhouse that has come down through their family. 1,523 more words

Lee's Two Word Tuesday - 8/9/16




“I laid me down and slept; I awaked; for the LORD sustained me.” (Psalms 3:5 KJV)

Raja Shelduck (Tadorna radjah) Brevard Zoo by Dan…

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The size of a small goose, the Shellduck is the largest of the UK duck species.

It is commonly found on coastal wetlands and nests in old burrows. 20 more words

Natural History

Return to Aigas 3

Monday, spent on – and off – the Black Isle, and back at Aigas, was the best day, so good that there will be three posts about it.  160 more words