Tuesday, 31 December 2013

Duck art ? or an artistic duck

The antics of this bird was observed on one of my last walks round the Thacka reserve of 2013

Its beginning to get the picture

I think the answer is beginning to take shape.

A mallard

It surely enjoyed its bath, and created a little art.
Linking to Stewarts wild bird Wednesday----http://paying-ready-attention-gallery.blogspot.co.uk/


  1. I love watching ducks bathe...all birds actually!! On my birding blog a couple of weeks ago, I had a series of Gadwall ducks and the female was bathing.

    Your images, Gordon, are super.
    Happy New Year to you.

  2. Cute series of the bathtime. Happy New Years to you and your family!

  3. very active and very cute. :)

    happy new year!

  4. they're fun to watch bathing Gordon and the mallards are very photogenic

  5. Great shots. Happy New Year.

  6. The duck is having a great time.

  7. HI Gordon I always lve watching the birds taking a bath. Thank you for following and commenting on my blog during 2013 and I very much enjoyed all your posts. HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU.

  8. No one is really awake until they have had a brisk shower - and ducks are no exception!

    Hope all is well in The Lakes.

    Cheers and have a good New Year - Stewart M - Melbourne

  9. Happy 2014, have a lovely year blogging


  10. Off to a clean start for the new year.. fun to watch and great action captures.

    Wishing you a Happy New Year, Gordon.

  11. It's always fun to watch birds taking a bath. Happy birding 2014!

  12. These are great captures, Gordon! I love watching the ruckus birds make when they bathe. I hope you have a great New Year:)


A big thank you to everyone for looking in and leaving their comments, much appreciated, Gordon.