Thursday, 2 August 2012

Bedtime


Even when they were running about, I was hard pressed to count the number of chicks this mother Mallard is rearing. When they all snuggled together to sleep, they merged into two fluffy bundles.

(Betsy, they reminded me of your triplets!)

8 comments:

  1. What a cute and lovely scenery!

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  2. Amazing! We were out feeding them today as well, but I never dreamt they would pile up like this to sleep. So sweet!

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  3. That's just the babysitter. She gets paid by the dozen.....

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  4. Terrific, jennyfreckles. I didn't realize ducks snuggle together like dogs.

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  5. She's a good breeder and what an interesting shot. I haven't seen ducklings do that.

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  6. i also have never seen ducklings sleeping like that. I guess they are getting too big to all snuggle under mum.

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