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A breakfast meeting

Gee19

By Gee19


A breakfast meeting

When I stepped out into the garden this morning, I looked up and saw this 'mob'. There was a lot of muttering going on and I felt that they were talking about me - perhaps because I was still in my dressing gown :)



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LOL Gee it must be a Quackers Meeting!

23 Feb, 2010

 

Oh Pansy you are funny

23 Feb, 2010

 

ohhh your so lucky to have them.....

23 Feb, 2010

 

where`s our quacker oats Gee :o))

23 Feb, 2010

 

lol sanbaz

23 Feb, 2010

 

:o) holly

23 Feb, 2010

amy
Amy
 

It was the colour Gee , they didn't like the colour of your dressing gown , I'm not sure that they liked you using an eiderdown either :o)

23 Feb, 2010

 

Very funny you all made me laugh :o))lol...

23 Feb, 2010

 

That was obviously the problem - I had already eaten their Quacker oats :)

23 Feb, 2010

 

Lol Gee........maybe they've seen the duck towel drying on the line...Lol!

23 Feb, 2010

 

Is there an aquaduck or viaduck near your garden, Gee? You'll have to call in Ducktanion to get rid of that lot if they invade!

24 Feb, 2010

 

Bit late on this Gee, but get ready to duck if they fly the wrong way! I note the source of this duckerama is the single lady duck. Must be quite nice to have all that male attention. Later on, I think, she would wish she had 'ducked out'

25 Feb, 2010

 

Funny you should say that, Dorjac, I was feeding the ducks once with my daughter and one flew over me so low that it touched my head! It happened so quickly no one had time to say 'duck' :)

I have had a good laugh over everyone's witty comments - thank you all :)

25 Feb, 2010

 

Quackers on the roof,lol

26 Feb, 2010

 

What a cracking shot.......

27 Feb, 2010

 

Looks like the girls have a choice of fellas! ;o)))

2 Mar, 2010

 

I feel very sorry for her if these 'men' are still all around when mating time arrives. From wildlifeinformation.org : In spring and summer many people are worried when they see several mallard drakes in relentless pursuit of a single female duck.
This is, regrettably, normal mallard behaviour and happens because mallards do not make strong pair bonds and there are many more male than female mallards, particularly once most females are sitting on their nests.
Ducks are occasionally drowned as a result of these activities but unfortunately there are no practical methods of interfering.

3 Mar, 2010

 

We see evidence of this behaviour here, Wagger. Sometimes the poor females are so exhausted they just give up. A couple living nearby took one in because they thought it had been hit by a car it was so shattered. At least she had time to recuperate while they fussed over her. It is distressing to see but as you say, it is not often possible to intervene.

3 Mar, 2010



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