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Tilly and Charlie return


Tilly and Charlie return

I know they all look the same but came straight to back door when got home - so knew where the food was !



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awww BB that is great that they have returned

24 Feb, 2009

 

Oops sorry Eillen submitted same photo twice - no wonder it looks familiar lol Think they must be same pair as knew exactly where to come and wait for food .

24 Feb, 2009

 

Seems as if your ducks have better morals than mine, BB :)

24 Feb, 2009

 

Went through that last year Gee - when female arrived and the drakes queued up , perhaps the couple will return to you next year having sorted things out.

24 Feb, 2009

 

Mummy Ducks Enjoying Her Paddle buy looks of it Jane/Ray :)

24 Feb, 2009

 

Yes Jacque...while he gazes adoringly at her !.Bless them...out with the corn supplies then..lol

24 Feb, 2009

 

Did they have any ducklings last time BB or do they just stop off with you for supplies.They know they are on to a good thing anyway. :)

24 Feb, 2009

 

Yes Aster they visited regularly for about six weeks then she nested under an ancient tree covered in thick ivy at the bottom of the garden.She proudly led 12 ducklings down the garden to the pond at the beginning of May.Had pics but lost them...will take more if she does the same this year ! Fingers crossed !

24 Feb, 2009

 

Certainly found a good home and restaraunt.

25 Feb, 2009

 

I thought it was unusual for you not to have pics of the ducklings,shame they got lost.Better luck this year,they seem happy to be there again anyway.

25 Feb, 2009

 

Yes Aster have made themselves at home very quickly,and fingers crossed for this year ! Thanks.

25 Feb, 2009

 

Your pond looks as though it's been there for years, BB - it's lovely. No wonder they came back! :-)

25 Feb, 2009

 

Yes Spritz,it has matured a lot in less than one year,the stones have weathered and plantsbecome established.So glad they are back..two months earlier than last year ! Staking their claim no doubt !

26 Feb, 2009

 

They are so tame, how lovely. Better put duck food on the list now Jane! So pleased they have returned, hope mine do too. I'm always intrigued by the mallards beautiful markings, both male and female.

26 Feb, 2009

 

Yes Dawn....hope yours return too ! Yes the markings are beautiful : )

26 Feb, 2009

 

Love their bright orange feet too, lol.

26 Feb, 2009

 

Looks like he's trying to strut his stuff and she's acting demure and pretending not to notice...lol. You are so lucky to witness these little performances right in your own back yard !

4 Mar, 2009

 

Such a shame when ducklings arrive as only use pond like a nursery - they all waddle off to the river after a few days without a bye or leave , still nice to do your bit .

4 Mar, 2009

 

Still lucky to have many hours of great entertainment until nature calls them back to the wild.

4 Mar, 2009

 

Agree Flc...will have the camera at the ready this year.Really hoping she nests here again !

5 Mar, 2009

 

can see how big the pond is in this pic ray, must have took a while to get this set out,, looks so natural with the stones, love it :o))

22 Nov, 2009

 

Only 2 years old now Sandra,but every creature in the garden seems to love it !

22 Nov, 2009



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