Viewed from our balcony today and saw Momma Mally with 8 ducklings who were having fun finding insects on the lily pads ! We also saw a newcomer to the water garden today ..... a juvenile Moorhen so I will add pics of that after the ducklings ......
Momma Mally ............. who will have a tough job keeping her chicks safe with a Grey Heron which visits regularly
I don't think there are many birds more cute than a young mallard duckling
exploring the lily-pads
they were all over the place picking insects off the lily pads whilst Momma waited in the water for them
Bloomin' gorgeous !!
and now the next newcomer to the water garden, a juvenile moorhen who was quite confiding .......
"Each kindness shown to birds or men is sure to flutter back again"
(Pardon the Scottish Accent)
Awwww soooo cute indeed, I do hope they stay out of sight from the Heron. Lovely visitors to get at the pond and to sit and watch them from the balcony, ah just bliss.
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
Lot to learn
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