117/365 - Birdspeak - Are You My Mommy? And a Mallard.

She was hanging out in the Dogwood, the closest tree to our front door where the nest filled with 6 eggs (3 blue, 3 brown speckled) sits. A Daddy bird was there, too.
No peeks into the nest today.

The mallards are back, too. We call the males "Gary", after the mallard duck in "The Pacifier". And since we know a couple, Gary and Sharon, we call the females "Sharon". Yeah, we're weird. They like to swim in our pond and the other waterways in our neighborhood. I liked how the morning sun emphasized his green head and orange feet (somewhat covered by our grass)

Anonymous –   – (April 24, 2009 at 9:58 PM)  

That duck shot is awesome! I love the vibrant colors of his feathers. And I love that you named them Gary and Sharon. LOL! Too cute. -Esther www.estherpedersonblog.com

Amy  – (April 24, 2009 at 10:19 PM)  

Love the colors in the duck shots and too funny on their names! Fabulous first shot too! :)

Terri G.  – (April 29, 2009 at 8:25 AM)  

I love your bird shot Shirley!

Mom2Drew  – (April 29, 2009 at 10:20 AM)  

I've always found them so beautiful!

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