Mallard family

Mallard family

Observation - Mallard family. Description: The drake shown in my last post (upending) stopped feeding, came out of the water, nudged the other drake (seen in pic 1 here) out of the way and sat down beside the mother with the ducklings - but there was no aggression involved; the ousted drake simply

The drake shown in my last post (upending) stopped feeding, came out of the water, nudged the other drake (seen in pic 1 here) out of the way and sat down beside the mother with the ducklings - but there was no aggression involved; the ousted drake simply sat down again beside the other drake - like one big happy family. After a bit they all moved into the water together.