White Mallard

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Mallard ducks are probably the most common ducks in the UK, however, a white mallard is slightly more unusual.  I stopped for this mallard as the sunlight partially illuminated its white feathers and whilst preening, it emphasised the unique textures … Continue reading

Mallard Duck

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A mallard in a flap. © [John Mallaney] and [www.johnmallaney.com], [2018]. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that … Continue reading

Mallard in Flight

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A Mallard in flight.

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Mrs Mallard

Here are a few shots of Mrs Mallard scrubbing up, no doubt in an
attempt to attract any admiring males.

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Lady Mallard

A portrait of the not so colourful Mrs Mallard.

Lady Mallard

Lady Mallard

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Birds in Flight – Mallard Duck

Here are a few shots of mallard ducks in flight.  One of our most common wild ducks they are known for waddling along slowly however, in flight they can reach speeds of around 50mph.

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Birds of the feathered kind

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A few shots of the birds and waders I have stumbled upon whilst out and about with camera in hand.  My favourite is the Red crested pochard with its stunning colouring. © [John Mallaney] and [jdmallaney In The Frame], [2012]. Unauthorized use … Continue reading

National Trust Stourhead Part 1

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Stourhead, situated near Mere, Wiltshire, has been owned and maintained to a particularly high standard by the National Trust since 1946,  The estate is famous for its Palladian Mansion house and stunning landscape gardens.  The latter I was lucky enough to visit on a … Continue reading

Tiggywinkles Wildlife Hospital

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Tiggywinkles, the world’s busiest wildlife hospital is located in Haddenham, Buckinghamshire.  It is a specialist hospital dedicated to rescuing and treating many species of British wildlife including hedgehogs, wild birds, foxes, badgers and deer.  Those that recover well are released … Continue reading