April 28, 2018

Is She Really Going Out With Him?

I've been seeing these two together. She may be a hybrid of a muscovy duck and a mallard. Isn't she beautiful?

We have a few muscovy ducks at our neighborhood lake. I read that they consume mosquitoes, flies, and other pesky insects.

It is spring, so we're seeing birds in pairs. After all, it is a good time to start a family!

I think the birds on the utility pole are blackbirds, but I'm not certain.

Next we have a pair of mallards. They are pretty birds.
Sharing with I'd Rather Be Birdin' and Saturday Critters.

Mourning Doves
Canada Geese


  1. I enjoyed your collection of birds. I have always liked Muscovy Ducks with their unique look. I don’t get to see them too often.

  2. Love the love 'in the air. GREAT couples today, Linda.

    Thanks for joining & sharing this post with us at I'd Rather B Birdin.

  3. Hello, the Muscovy ducks are neat. I love the sweet Doves. Great collection of birds and photos.
    Thank you for linking up and sharing your post. I also appreciate the comment and visit. Happy Sunday, enjoy your day and new week!

  4. Those muscovy ducks are a little on the ugly side. Still I enjoy seeing them at our local park. Nice variety of birds.

  5. Yep, it is that time of year again!!

  6. Love your post title and the photographs.

    All the best Jan

  7. Thank you for visiting my blog. We live in the same place!! Where do you live? We live at the foot of the Blue Ridge Parkway and Skyline Drive, in Waynesboro. It is between Harrisonburg & Charlottesville. Beautiful photos of bird pairs; we are birdwatchers. I had to chuckle at your title, thinking of the song. I think my favorite is the first picture.

  8. Looks like it is couple season. Nice photos, Linda.

  9. Crazy looking duck! They do manage to create some weird combinations of shapes, colours and sizes in the world of ducks.

    Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

  10. Neat collection of photos of some feathered friends.

  11. I didn't know about a muscovy ducks until I read that post - but that head reminds me of the turkey vulture, which is a scavenger. If the Muscovy ducks eat flies, I wonder if they like to hunt them in dead meat?


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