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Synchronised Dabbling

Observed: 19th May 2011 By: anonymous spotter
Synchronised Dabbling
Description:

"Ducks' Ditty:
All along the backwater,
Through the rushes tall,
Ducks are a-dabbling,
Up tails all!"
(Kenneth Grahame, The Wind in the Willows)

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) interacts

Comments

Fenwickfield's picture

Nice

What a lovely shot and the poetry too.

Fenwickfield

anonymous spotter's picture

The original -

has several verses, after which the Mole remarks 'I don't know that I think so VERY much of that little song, Rat,' - to which the Water Rat replies 'Nor don't the ducks neither.'