Weekly Photo Challenge: Yellow

If you have ever seen my blog before you will know that I rather like ducks!

So when ‘yellow’ came up as a challenge I thought….”Oooh ducks’ beaks”!

Voilà….

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Dedicated to Ducks!

Ducks….I love ’em…just the common or garden ducky wucky woos!

A bit o’ sun, a bit o’ water and ducks is all I need! (Well sometimes!)

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But….not only do they have the most exquisite coloured heads and expressions…..I just love their curly tail feathers!

Look!

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And they have personalities too!

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Photography 101: Double

I have some mixed doubles for you!

"Don't look at her and she'll go away!" said Tufty the Tufted Duck to his pal! "How rude!' thought I!

“Don’t look at her and she’ll go away!” said Tufty the Tufted Duck to his pal!
“How rude!’ thought I!

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"Quick nip round the back and she'll never see us!" said Sam the Soldier Beetle!

“Quick nip round the back and she’ll never see us!” said Sam the Soldier Beetle!

That worked well eh!

That worked well eh!

I love the canal photo 1!

I love the canal photo 1!

i love the canal photo 2

I love the canal photo 2

I love the canal photo 3

I love the canal photo 3

I love the canal photo 4

I love the canal photo 4

Mmmmmm

Mmmmmm

I love this little chap!

I love this little chap!

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Ducks that Shovel!?

Yes, today I present Shoveller Ducks!

They are surface feeding ducks with huge spatulate bills!

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This is apparently referred to as 'Synchronised Shovelling'!

This is apparently referred to as ‘Synchronised Shovelling’!

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And now for a duck which I believe to have been incorrectly named……The Common Teal….I mean how can they say ‘common’ about a bird like this…..

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Minimalist

Delphinium Duck was proud of her minimalist attitude to life! She had no need of furniture because…….

….she had her very own "duck chair" at her disposal anytime she was in need of a rest!

….she had her very own “duck chair” at her disposal anytime she was in need of a rest!

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Summer Lovin’

It’s hot hot hot today and if there was ever a day to be put into the shade by your mother’s bottom….today was it!

How many are under there?

How many are under there?

Mummy Duck (aka Delilah to her friends) was a little anxious when I came closer…but she kept her eye on me!

Mummy Duck (aka Delilah to her friends) was a little anxious when I came closer…but she kept her eye on me!

Davina Duckling ventured out into the hot sun…...

Davina Duckling ventured out into the hot sun……

….but it wasn't long before she got back under Mother Duck's Derriere!!

….but it wasn’t long before she got back under Mother Duck’s Derriere!!

And here they are, heading off for their dinner!!

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But one last thing…here’s someone who isn’t really lovin’ the summer…..

Millie Moorhen found that the water was just to hot to sit and swim in so she decided to run across it instead!!

Millie Moorhen found that the water was just to hot to sit and swim in so she decided to run across it instead!!

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A Word A Week Photograph Challenge: Contrast

Meet the Smews!

A pair of contrasting ducks!

Not only in looks (the male, Simon Smew, is black and white) but in personality!

Simon Smew and his lady friend Sineeta,  enjoy quality time together.

Simon Smew and his lady friend Sineeta, enjoy quality time together.

 

They swim around looking the happy couple…..

They swim around looking the happy couple…..

 

Sometimes Simon Smew likes to waft his rather fetching tuft in front of Sineeta (She doesn't have one :( ) to remind her that he is superior!

Sometimes Simon Smew likes to waft his rather fetching tuft in front of Sineeta (She doesn’t have one 😦 ) to remind her that he is superior!

 

And sometimes Simon Smew gets downright uppity!

And sometimes Simon Smew gets downright uppity!

 

It’s at moments like this that Sineeta knows she must make herself scarce!

….and she tries to race past him!

….and she tries to race past him!

 

But he always sees her and literally just stands on her!!

But he always sees her and literally just stands on her!!

Oh Simon!!!

He does know when he’s pushed it too far and usually gets out to think about what he has done!!

"I've let myself down again!:" sighed Simon Smew sadly!

“I’ve let myself down again!” sighed Simon Smew sadly!

 

And he starts to preen.

And he starts to preen.

It’s not long before Sineeta decides to see how he’s feeling!!

And she hops on to the side to be near him!

And she hops on to the side to be near him!

 

NO SINEETA NO!! TOO SOON!!

NO SINEETA NO!! TOO SOON!! And Sineeta realises her mistake having seen the look in his eye!

 

Fortunately common decency gets the better of Simon Smew and he heads off into the distance!

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That’s All!

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