Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Wild Bird and Watery Wednesday

Paddle Forest, Paddle!
 
Linking to Wild Bird Wednesday with Stewart and Watery Wednesday with Tricia.

38 comments:

  1. It took me a minute to catch your Forrest Gump connection! :-)

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  2. i know mallards are common, but i think they are so stunning!

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  3. Lovely "stokkand"(no)!
    Great shot!

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  4. Mallards can swim fast when they are motivated. :)

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  5. Beautiful colors on the Mallard.

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  6. I love his iridescent green head and curly tail! xx

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  7. He's a handsome fellow!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

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  8. That's a marvellous looking mallard!

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  9. Carletta, pretty shot of the Mallard. He is handsome!

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  10. Great and interesting post. I like it.
    I also invite you to my blog. ;)
    Yours. Have a nice day.
     
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  11. I like the detail in the photo. I notice a curl in the tail. I've never seen that on mallards before. I don't know if it's just this bird or that you showed enough detail so I could see it.

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  12. Mallards are such pretty birds! He does look like he's paddling hard.

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  13. Yes! So cute. Wonderful picture and a huge smile in a few words!

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  14. A beautiful capture of the duck's colors. It looks so natural in this show too. Well done.

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  15. I have always thought they were beautiful. Nice capture.

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  16. This guy is bookin' it through that cold water! Mallards so showy.

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  17. A bright and colourful character on a mission! He looks great in his water world!

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  18. Adorable - I love the peek at his paddling feet!

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  19. swimming against the tide must be hard work.

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  20. Poor fella- he's swimming against the tide! Cool shot Carletta!

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  21. Mallards are always one of my favorite duck. Easy to locate, and who can resist such beautiful colors.
    Have a great rest of the week.

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  22. He's swimming just as fast as he can! What a great photo!

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  23. Look at those legs a paddlin! LoL!
    Those green heads always get me =)

    Thank you for joining, Carletta

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  24. Great shot, Carletta. The iridescence in the green feathering comes through nicely.

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  25. Great photo Carletta and your title made me chuckle. Loved it!

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  26. Mallard are great looking birds - I wonder how far people would go to see them if they were rare!

    Thanks for the link to WBW.

    Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne.

    PS: sorry for slow reply - I been out of internet range in Tasmania!

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  27. Beautiful shot of a handsome duck!

    Belated Happy New Year!

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  28. Meant to tell you, there is a review of Homer Hickam's book on my sidebar not just the picture, and it tells about how my sis-in-laws friend went to school with Sonny in W Va. I knew you must not of seen that because of your comment. Hope all is going well for you!

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  29. Beautiful! Love that green head.

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  30. He is quite the handsome fellow!

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  31. Beautiful mallard--I love that iridescent green! Great photography, as always. AND, Happy New Year--hope it is filled with much joy and many blessings. Mickie ;)

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