Friday, March 2, 2012

Early Brood


Seen on the Ouseburn just downstream from Byker Bridge in Newcastle this lunchtime. Mother mallard must have started nesting at the end of January!




























When you're this young the world is an adventure playground....

6 comments:

  1. But unfortunately everything is out to eat you also. Danger at every turn.

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  2. Wow, that IS early!
    What a lovely sight to see. Let's hope they all survive, and there's no more harsh weather to come.

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  3. As they paddled off around te bend in the river I counted them all out John .... next time I'm passing I'll see if I can count them all back .....

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  4. They're certainly going to wonder whether it was a bit too soon now Keith - chilly weather forecast for next week...

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  5. Beautiful, springlike images Phil. I do hope that you will see them grow to maturity.

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  6. Fingers crossed, toffeeapple1

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