Wood Ducks

by Marinus Pater
(Georgetown, Ontario, Canada)

Wood Ducks showing off in Grenadier Pond, High Park, Toronto.

I have been told that these beautiful males will lose their colour in summer and become rather drab.

Also, they may not be able to fly during that period, due to the loss of flight feathers.

Thanks for sending this to us, Marinus, and I know I have published it here previously, but your picture is lovely so I will also post this on our Facebook page so that our Facebook followers can also enjoy your wonderful picture.

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May 01, 2018
Wood Duck - Grenader Pond
by: Turtlesrule

Saw a very proud Wood Duck in the pond today! The colours were magnificent, with the sun shining on his beautiful feathers. His white lines looked like they had been drawn on and his sides a beautiful burgundy. What a nice treat to see after suffering from this long cold winter. He was so proud skirting around the pond!

Jun 08, 2012
Wood Duck in Bolsover Ontario
by: Barbara

We have a female living in our tree on the Trent Canal in Bolsover, Ontario.

May 05, 2012
Thank you
by: Tammy

Nice shot of this beautiful duck, Marinus!

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