~A handsome fellow with a green head

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Through the trees,

 at water’s edge,

A handsome fellow,

with a green head.

Through the Trees at Waters Edge
Through the Trees at Waters Edge

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Enjoys a swim,

and searching for food,

head first he plunges,

unaware he is being viewed.

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Using his feet,

to paddle around,

he goes in circles,

not making a sound.

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Water swirls,

up he pops,

needs a breath,

off his body water drops.

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Head first he tries again,

makes a wider circle,

paddles faster,

focused on his purpose.

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This male Mallard made us giggle. We watched him tipping head first into the pond and using his feet to paddle around searching for seeds, plants and snails.

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4 thoughts on “~A handsome fellow with a green head”

  1. I have enjoyed your last few posts Sheila.
    Those little orange web feet are so cute…just a working! Put a smile on my face!

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