02 December 2014

Mallards





Busy mom with 11 little chicks.
Töölönlahti 1.8.2014.

I'm linking to Wild Bird Wednesday.



40 comments:

  1. Really sweet duck family! Lovely shots! Hope you are having a wonderful week!

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    1. Thank you Marie! I wish you a lovely week as well.

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  2. Mallard chicks are such bundles of fun. Very nice pics Gunilla.

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    1. Thank you Phil! They're adorable little fluff balls.

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  3. Great photos and very cute little ducklings.

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  4. so very cute! we have a few that have returned to our pond for the winter - along with about 100 whistling ducks. :)

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    1. Thank you Theresa! I'm looking forward to seeing lots of photos of your whistlers. :-)

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  5. Cute captures of the Mallard family! The ducklings are adorable!

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    1. Thank you Eileen! They are very sweet. :)

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  6. Sweet little ducklings! We do not have Mallards here in southbFlorida, but their close relatives, Mottled Ducks.

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    1. Thank you Kenneth! All ducklings are cute.

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  7. Love the ducks.Thanks so much for visiting my blog after my long absence with leukemia.

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    1. Thank you Nora! It's good to have you back.

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  8. The little chicks are so precious. Poor mom!

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  9. little ducklings are so cute.

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    1. Thank you Felicia! They're very cute. :-)

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  10. The curtest thing ever! Love ducklings. Great pictures!

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  11. Oh those ducklings are absolutely gorgeous. I wonder how they are now?

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    1. Thank you! I saw them later and nine of them made it to almost adults. After that I couldn't tell them apart from the other mallards.

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  12. HI Gunilla I see this shot was taken in August but i have to tell you when I was out on Monday with my bird group, we saw a Mallards with 12 new ducklings!!! The weather has been so warm for this time of the year. All going to change now (they tell us!!!)

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    1. Thank you Margaret! It's late for ducklings. I hope they make it.

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  13. Beautiful pictures of these ducks, Gunilla.
    Photo 3 is my favorite.
    Best regards, Irma

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  14. Esa si que es una familia numerosa. Un abrazo,

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    1. Tack Monica! Jag minns inte att jag skulle ha sett så små ungar så sent förut.

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  16. That is going to be one busy momma duck!

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    1. Thank you! It looked like she abandoned them when they were quite young.

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  17. Awww look at the fuzzy babies.....

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  18. Such cute babies. That is one hard working mom.

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  19. I had a problem keeping track of two babies (a LONG time ago). Can't imagine trying to herd ELEVEN little ones!

    Very nice images!

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    1. Thank you Wally! I had my hands full with two as well. The experts at the daycare said it's easier when you have many kids though. :-)

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