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Saturday, 19 November 2011

Mallard Ducklings (Born last night - 18/11/11)

Look what I saw this afternoon, it was a brood of Mallard ducklings, now in November!!!!!!!!!!!! How many more have people seen them? I blame the father, he's got a voracious appetite.


And, the mother of all the ducklings.


40 comments:

  1. Hi Bob, it does seem late in the year for baby ducks. I hope they survive the winter. They are cuties, great captures.

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  2. Nie może być nic słodszego, jak pisklę ptaka. Twój maluch jest cudny i oczywiście śliczne jego zdjęcia.Pozdrawiam

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  3. Oh Bob, that's a beautiful capture.
    I do hope they all survive through the winter.

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  4. OH SO CUTE!!!! i hope they can make it through the winter! maybe mom will find a nice cozy spot for them....

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  5. What a cutie...nicee shot Bob!

    ashok

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  6. oh my goodness! so little for so late in the year! i hope they can grow big and fast!

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  7. Bob, das Küken sieht sehr schön aus. Wirklich tolle Fotos geworden.
    Liebe Abendgrüße schickt
    Irmi

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  8. poor little ones, her father was really cruel!:)

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  9. Very cute to be sure but very late in the year for ducklings. Great pictures of the "brood".

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  10. Soooo cute! I didn't know that birds were having chicks at this time of the year! I blame Global Warming! :)

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  11. Oh Bob, soooooooo lovely!!!!!
    Nice Weekend
    Crissi

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  12. Sooooo cute!!! I hope to be a long autumn and duck to have time to grow. Beautiful photos. Great shots!

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  13. Superb shots. I hope the end result is as good as your pictures.
    A great find.

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  14. Mrs Mallard should have just said no!
    Hope the weather stays mild for them.

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  15. Bob, must be indicative of the mild weather! Strange though to see one so late in the year!
    Lovely shots, by the way!

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  16. Lovely to see Bob but I hope the weather stays mild for a few weeks...

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  17. So lovely this little duckie.
    wonderful picture Bob.

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  18. Cracking images Bob. Mallards will breed all year round if it remains warm like it is now :-)

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  19. A little late for ducklings perhaps but one must hope the cold is delayed so they get along! Nice birdpictures at your blog !

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  20. Such a cute baby duck! I love this series and Cohen's song:)

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  21. Bob, this is beautiful, very beautiful pictures, you were very lucky to shoot.
    Have a nice evening.

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  22. The ducklings are so sweet.
    But is this normal in november?
    I wish you a nice weekend.
    Angela

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  23. ♡°
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    Olá, amigo!
    Os filhotes são tão fofos.
    Bom fim de semana!
    Beijinhos.
    Brasil

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  24. That seems very strange to me. Don't think I've ever seen ducklings out of season here. Hope they survive the winter. Beautiful shots!

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  25. How cute!!! Beautifully photographed!

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  26. Oh my ... awful late for these little guys. Hope they make it! Your pictures are just superb!

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  27. OMG - wie suess! Sweet sweet sweet - no more words for them!!!
    Thank you Bob!
    Have a nice Sunday, okay?

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  28. Beautifully done, enjoy your weekend my friend !

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  29. Oh my Bob...what a catch...wow, have never heard of this before. I only knew about spring hatchings...wow winter is on it's way...here is hoping for a good life for these sweet ones! Keep up with them for us~

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  30. Hmmm got to thinking, maybe where this is, the landowners could put out a wooden dog house or something for the mom and young to get into for harsh cold. That is what they have at a local park, for their ducks which are grown ducks~

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  31. Muy bonitas y tiernas las fotos Bob. Saludos!!

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  32. But Bobe, you have to take care of this little duckling!! It will never survive the winter - I fell so sorr!.

    And yes, these islandic horses are living on the fields the whole year. The little one, which came in July, is born on the grass - without any human help. I love them, too.

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  33. Precioso el patito y la madre, muy bueno el detalle de esa gota de agua en el pico.

    Saludos.

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  34. Super images Bob.

    I've just read on the BBC News website that there's also a new brood of Mallard at the London Wetlands Centre! Lets hope they all make it through the winter ok...[;o)

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  35. Oh little sweeties but born so late? I hope the winter is kind to them.. the do grow quickly. Mama looks so serene and proud as female mallards tend to look. Lovely shots. And a favourite music selection from Lenny.. a native Montrealer, as am I.

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  36. the baby bird is sooo cute!
    can't stop looking at it.


    your photos are beyond exquisite!
    you're a great photographer!!

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  37. Nice! But now?? Hoppas de överlever vintern!

    Steffe

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