Lovely to see some early signs of Spring yesterday (between showers!):
All under the watchful eye of Mum:
Please note: all of the above shots are crops from photos taken with a long lens. At no time were the ducklings disturbed or the parents distressed.
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Lovely shots Roy. Glad to know you follow the photographer's code and don't disturb the wildlife.
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Aaaw, those photos are just gorgeous! I saw my first mallard chicks of the year a couple of days ago, but unfortunately they would just not stand still and my own photos have come out quite blurred. These are lovely.
They always get a big awwwwwwwww from me. Simply gorgeous.
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Thanks for all your comments. Having seen these yesterday at a distant "patch", I was chuffed to see a few more today at my local patch. How's that for synchronisation! :-)
Saw a similar clutch yesterday. Cute.
Cracking set of pics Roy. Thanks goodness for zoom lenses eh. Happy birding.
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Lovely shots Roy and the lighting is just so spot on really brings out the warm colours so well
Gorgeous. They would melt the hardest heart.
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@Stich - yes indeed! Best investment ever for me was my 400mm :-)
@Andrewa - agreed, can't beat the warmth of the late afternoon light on a lovely spring day. Pity we get so few of 'em!
@TeeJay - wouldn't know, I'm a big softie at the best of times :-)