Friday, 10 December 2010

Chilly


Mallard ducks lined up alongside the canal basin in Skipton.  They were fluffed up because of the cold and looked a bit sleepy.  I think we should all be able to hibernate in this weather.

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  1. Oh I agree!!! Yes please, please, please, please..

    (Though, if we did, we'd miss beautiful shots like these!)

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  2. Expecting to have chilly weather here also from today.
    have a great day Jenny.
    Costas

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  3. I'm glad that I can enjoy your pretty snowy pictures from the warmth of my country.

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  4. Oh Jenny! I absolutely love this photo. I have a soft spot for ducks, for canal boats, and for water. So all the ingredients are there. I have a bedroom upstairs that we call 'The Yorkshire Room' because I have several posters on the wall of photos I took while in Yorkshire. This would have made a great poster! It's perfect.

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  5. Well, hibernate would be my second choice. A lovely resort on the beaches of Hawaii would be my first choice! HaHa This is a great composition, love the color. You stay warm this weekend!

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  6. Sometimes I'd like to hibernate..BUT i would miss Christmas, the cold sunny days, the winter mood and so much other things..

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  7. I can feel their chill! Lovely photo of the ducks in winter, Jenny.

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  8. Beautiful photos on your site, but the recent posts look soooo cold!

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  9. They are definitely enjoying the sunshine. Beautiful light.

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  10. Oh I really like this one a lot! ~Lili

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  11. Nice shot. I probably shouldn't tell you this, but we're going to hit 80 degrees this weekend. Sounds nice, but it doesn't do much to get you in the holiday mood!

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  12. Great photo and hibernation does sound inviting.

    Darryl and Ruth : )

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  13. Even those ducks look cold. A lovely shot, Jenny.

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  14. I like how the wild fowl can survive as long as the water stays unfrozen. Great photo.

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  15. The deep blue of the water and the lovely colours of the ducks - perfect composition! I wish you a nice new week and send hugs from Luzia.

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  16. I love seeing any kind of bird fluffed up like that!

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  17. Absolutely love the colouring of mallards! Such a striking contrast...their irridescent green juxtaposed against the red of the boat - true Christmas colours ;)

    Mallards are discouraged in SA, as they breed with the indigenous white ducks and the latter are now greatly threatened.

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