Thursday, November 06, 2008

Cold Duck

He must be cold - his lips have turned blue.


Ruddy ducks like this marvellous stiff-tailed male were pretty much unknown from the island other than as occasional vagrants when I arrived on the island two years ago. Since then we've been seeing the odd one every now and again throughout the year but occasionally big groups and even newborn ducklings. They seem set to stay....and they're most welcome. Here's the female:


1 comment:

tina said...

This is funny-ha! Very cold duck indeed:)