15 February 2014

Mallards





Mallards on a cold winter day 30.1.2014.
It was so cold that the water drops on
the feathers have frozen to ice.

I'm linking to I'd Rather B Birdin'.



38 comments:

  1. Poor icy birds ( though such pretty shots ! :)

    Deb from Homespun & Frugal LIttle Bungalow

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    1. Thank you Deb! It didn't seem to bother them though.

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  2. Pretty Mallards, they must be used to the cold and icy water. Happy weekend!

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    1. Thank you Eileen! They don't seem to be bothered by the cold. Some were bathing enthusiastically while I was there. Happy weekend!

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  3. The green heads of the mallards are so lovely.

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    1. Thank you Linda! It's a beautiful colour.

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  4. They are so beautiful...love the females, even.

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    1. Thank you Rose! I think the females are lovely too.

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  5. Beautiful light, highlighting their plumage!

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    1. Thank you Karen! We had some lovely sunny days while it was cold.

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  6. Great shots, love the way you captured the pretty foliage on the female. Usually the male grabs our attention with that shiny green!

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    1. Thank you Linda! The browns on the female are very pretty too.

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  7. Lovely mallards and beautiful photos.

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  8. Lovely shots but that last one makes me cold.

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    1. Thank you! They don't seem to suffer from the cold and people feed them too.

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  9. Beautiful shots! It looks like they are well equipped for the cold.

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    1. Thank you Connie! They don't seem to suffer from the cold.

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  10. Nice shots! The female in particular looks like she's staying warm!

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  11. jag gillar bilderna på den sovande honan. :)

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    1. Tack Monica! Jag gillar hennes bruna toner.

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  12. Wonderful pictures, they all look so cute !

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  13. They are pretty birds. Thanks for dropping by :)
    http://www.1sthappifamily.com

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  14. You shows how beautiful the ordinary Mallard is :-)

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    1. Thank you Helma! Sometimes the mallards are the only birds I see on my walks.

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  15. Glad he's got waterproof feathers to stay dry and warm. Beautiful shots.

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  16. I almost feel warm looking at those colors, but I'm in Florida!

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    1. Thank you Kenneth! I wouldn't mind being in Florida either! :)

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