Tuesday, November 23, 2010

New Family on the Block

A family of Hooded Mergansers have taken over the pond at Foreshore Park. I have never seen them there before this year.  They are very shy birds making it difficult to photograph them especially with the diva of all dogs along.  They are such a distinctive looking bird that they fascinate me and I am always trying to get a closer look.
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4 comments:

  1. They are indeed very pretty birds, a joy to have living nearby and worth the trouble of photographing.

    I think I particularly like the top photo with the three adults steaming ahead and the juvenile tagging along behind.

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  2. Is Miss Lucy a hunter? Or does she just want to play? :) Very pretty pictures.

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  3. She just likes to watch them fly! She doesn't touch them.

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