Tufted Ducks

Tufted Ducks

Observation - Tufted Ducks. Description: This group of ducks first passed me,swimming gently and quietly, by the Grotto then, about 30 minutes later, on another part of the Ornamental Water. Were the males courting the female or was it a family group? If the former: Why were the males so toleran

This group of ducks first passed me,swimming gently and quietly, by the Grotto then, about 30 minutes later, on another part of the Ornamental Water. Were the males courting the female or was it a family group? If the former: Why were the males so tolerant of each other? If the latter: At what stage/age do family groups break up?