Mallard and Ducklings (Two Photographs)

Mallard and its Chicks To view more of my photography please click on www.rakmilphotography.com

When ducks are very young they tend to be herded or shy away from humans. This log appears to have been sufficiently far enough away for comfort. As we watched, the ducklings fell asleep, woke up and moved about while the mother kept a wary eye out and not just on the photographer. I think in the second photo she is teaching them to stand on one leg.

Mallard and its Chicks-2

8 responses

  1. Beautiful!

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    October 7, 2015 at 6:34 am

  2. That’s not a mallard Victor–not 100% sure ,given that it’s a rear view, but I’m pretty sure it’s a wood duck.

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    October 7, 2015 at 1:52 pm

  3. Great capture of the mom wood duck and her ducklings!

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    October 8, 2015 at 4:38 pm

  4. We have wood ducks on our pond in the winter and I’ve only once seen the ducklings. Love these shots.

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    October 9, 2015 at 6:36 am

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