I found a small marsh as the day moved towards evening. There were a few blackbirds, shovelers and other ducks swimming around the pools between the tall grass. This mallard circled overhead twice and then surprised me by landing in the middle of the grass. I expected the water would be preferred but I don’t know enough about these birds to pretend to know anything at all. I was very happy to be surprised and she looked amazing as she flared her wings to land.
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This entry was posted on June 26, 2017 by Christopher Martin. It was filed under Birds, Calgary, Wildlife and was tagged with alberta, bird, Canada, duck, flying, Mallard, nature, photography, summer.
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Nice captures of the bird!
October 27, 2017 at 4:08 am
That happened to me as I approached a campsite in a park in the city. It turned out she had a nest full of eggs at the base of a tree. Good timing on those shots!
June 27, 2017 at 5:42 pm
Fabulous shots! The first especially.
June 26, 2017 at 5:59 pm
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