Ducks of the Humber

Its a week later and I’m back on my bike, riding along the Humber River looking for that little Wood Duck I saw last week. As I looked in the regular “duck” spots all I found were the usual suspects.

Emerald Head
Emerald Head

The beautiful emerald head of the mallard swimming along the river, a female red winged blackbird scurrying along the riverbank and few more mallards hanging out on the shoreline in the hopes of a thrown treat. Not a huge variety of birds but enough to practice my bird skills.

Female Blackbird
Female Blackbird

I’ve never really noticed this before but the year old male ducks look a little patchy as they finally get their adult colouring.

Mallard
Mallard

Although I didn’t find the Wood Duck it was still a fun morning watching the mallards and blackbirds go about their business. Neither were too worried about us land animals.

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