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

13 comments:

  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.

    ReplyDelete
  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.

    ReplyDelete
  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!

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

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

    ReplyDelete
  6. Love your post title and the photographs.

    All the best Jan

    ReplyDelete
  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.

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

    ReplyDelete
  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

    ReplyDelete
  10. Neat collection of photos of some feathered friends.

    ReplyDelete

The View from Squirrel Ridge features thousands of views of the Shenandoah Valley and surrounding area. I post frequently so please visit often.

Your comments are appreciated. If you are responding to a post older than a few days, your comment will be held until we have a chance to approve it. Thanks for your patience!

Sorry, anonymous comments cannot be accepted because of the large number of spam comments that come in that way. Also, links that are ads will be deleted.