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Mobbed by Mallards

Observed: 25th May 2012 By: FenwickfieldFenwickfield’s reputation in BirdsFenwickfield’s reputation in BirdsFenwickfield’s reputation in BirdsFenwickfield’s reputation in Birds
Mobbed by Mallards
Description:

reserve but in very built up area I had just got my loaf of Hovis wholemeal (other brands are available)and I was mobbed by loads of Ducks and Geese also took a small bag of grain too as I know bread is not that good for them.Male duck on left

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) interacts

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Amadan's picture

I remember -

many years ago, doing some volunteer work in a local pond. The mallards cam up to us at lunch, and a couple in the group (planned it in advance, I'm sure), took handfuls of seed and threw it over their friend. She promptly disappeared under a feeding frenzy..

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Amazing

it is amazing how they are so bold I think it is great that they are so successful.

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