Ducks on Duck Lake

Again, I’m more than a week behind, but I did get out on the lake during our last trip north.  There were lots of ducks on the water.  Here’s a few examples.

Pair of Hooded Mergansers

Pair of Hooded Mergansers

 

Merganser trying to Take Off

Merganser trying to Take Off

 

Duck in Flight

Duck in Flight

 

All my Ducks in a Row in Flight

All my Ducks in a Row in Flight

This is a good time to venture up Horton Creek since the weeds are not growing and the water is plenty high.  It was a very calm paddle up stream until I came to the beaver dam.

Beaver Dam

Beaver Dam

The dam completely crossed the creek, blocking further progress, and the sound of the water flowing through the dam is impressive.  

There were also a few turtles basking in the sun.

Turtle Taking in the Sun

Turtle Taking in the Sun

 

Another Turtle

Another Turtle

It is always interesting to see the lake and lake shore early in the spring.  It was a sunny day, a bit cool, but quite pleasant, and still I had the entire lake to myself.  I’m certainly willing to share, so come on out and enjoy what the lake has to offer.

Mark

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One Comment

  1. Eleanor Fry May 2, 2017 at 9:11 pm #

    I enjoyed all these pics Mark,I’m a nature lover of most everything..
    Thanks for posting.

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