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  1. SF Call my chiropractor

    SF Call my chiropractor

    I must have fallen asleep on the sofa, woke up with a terrible crick in my neck.
  2. Procreus

    2 Different Water Birds in the Northwestern United States, Idaho on 4/30/21

    Hello! I just recently went birding in a local town and ran into 2 different water birds I'm unable to identify. I apologize beforehand for the quality of the pictures, as I only had my phone on me at the time. The first 2 I have a few pictures of, and they look like they might be different...
  3. Mallards

    Mallards

    Firs there were 3 in the frame, then 2 then 1. This is my favourite.
  4. T

    Mallard nest help!

    Hello! I am new here and apologize if I am posting in the wrong place. I am trying to find some information on Mallard ducks and their nesting habits. I live in Ontario, Canada. I have had the same hen nest in the same spot in my backyard for at least the past 4 to 5 springs. She has always...
  5. 10mal.jpg

    10mal.jpg

    Thought A Flight Shot Tonight Birders, Males & A Female Mallard,
  6. Female Mallard

    Female Mallard

  7. Mallard pair-2

    Mallard pair-2

    Just a slightly different angle.
  8. Mallard pair-1

    Mallard pair-1

    Near the edge of the pond this morning with common goldeneyes in the distance.
  9. Mallard (F)

    Mallard (F)

    This Mallard struck me because of the extraordinare plumage. It just looks like it is a patchwork of wood shavings of different kinds of wood !
  10. Size comparison

    Size comparison

    Green-winged Teal vs Mallard - about 3 to 1 in terms of total body mass.
  11. Mallard Family

    Mallard Family

    This brood comes to our little pond for the corn I place just under the surface along its edge. We also get Wood Ducks. It's amazing how they fly through the woods without hitting a thing.
  12. R

    What bird/duck is this? New Hampshire, USA

    I saw this duck with a large group of mallards and a couple of American Black Ducks. The duck I am having trouble identifying is the black one with the white breast/chest. Is it some sort of hybrid/sub species?
  13. Bring me food, hooman!

    Bring me food, hooman!

    Mallard drake
  14. One of a kind

    One of a kind

    Leucistic female mallard on Nidelva river at Trondheim. She's the only one in the flock with leucism and gets picked on quite often for being different.
  15. Do you have any food?

    Do you have any food?

    Mallard family
  16. Comparison - Common Teal vs. Mallard

    Comparison - Common Teal vs. Mallard

  17. Lest we forget

    Lest we forget

    Even the drab and ordinary female Mallards are quite beautiful birds, deserving of a post now and then.
  18. SF:Still Life in motion

    SF:Still Life in motion

  19. 17-Canard colvert Anas platyrhynchos Mallard- 23 janvier 2020.jpg

    17-Canard colvert Anas platyrhynchos Mallard- 23 janvier 2020.jpg

    Canard colvert - Anas platyrhynchos - Mallard
  20. 1519 Mallard f BF.jpg

    1519 Mallard f BF.jpg

    Erupted from a ditch by the track and flew left into the sun - could have turned right which would have made it much easier
  21. Pair of Mallards

    Pair of Mallards

  22. Mallard

    Mallard

  23. Mallard

    Mallard

  24. Blue-green

    Blue-green

    A couple of days later I was walking along the river again and got one of my targets for the Lockdown list in a Mallard. This one showing the more unusual bluish iridescence on his head.
  25. Psssst!

    Psssst!

    "You know that one about a duck out of water? I have an even better one about Starlings *in* water." ;) I know I promised ducklings today. They're postponed until tomorrow. Meanwhile I'm catching up on Saturday Fun, but this week it's Sunday Silliness from me. I couldn't find any...
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