As I walked past the marina yesterday, I saw the Mallard Drake hurrying by at top speed, looking like he was gettin' the hell out of Dodge. A strong current was sweeping him along even faster, and he didn't even slow down for a photo op -- I felt lucky to get these:
on his way
I soon saw why, and can't say that I blame him: there was a huge Canada Goose that must have been three times the mallard's size, combing the CloudNine area. One wouldn't want to tangle with that!
grazing the pilings
good eats here...
Sooo.... will we be seeing goslings or ducklings on the raft this year?