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Winter Landscape
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Winter Landscape

59/365: Winter Landscape A beautiful winter landscape with wildlife enjoying the recent winter snowfall.
Male Domestic Swan Goose
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Male Domestic Swan Goose

56/365: Male Domestic Swan Goose The swan goose (Anser cygnoides) is a rare large goose with a natural breeding range in inland Mongolia, northernmost China, and southeasternRussia. It is migratory and winters mainly in central and eastern…
American Coot
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American Coot

55/365: American Coot The waterborne American Coot is one good reminder that not everything that floats is a duck. A close look at a coot—that small head, those scrawny legs—reveals a different kind of bird entirely. Their dark bodies…
Male Greater Scaup
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Greater Scaup

353/365: Greater Scaup The Greater Scaup ducks have taken over local area ponds in search of warmth from the cool northern winters. Look around, I'm sure you can find some.
Female Domestic Swan Goose
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Female Domestic Swan Goose

298/365: Female Domestic Swan Goose This Female Domestic Swan Goose enjoys a drink of water after a snack.
Giant Leopard Moth Caterpillar
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Giant Leopard Moth Caterpillar

174/365: Giant Leopard Moth Caterpillar Found this Giant Leopard Moth Caterpillar munching away at our cactus.  He will eat for a few days and then he will get to his busy work, forming a dense and silky cocoon in which to metamorphose (what…
horse grazing
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Horse Grazing

163/365: Horse Grazing This beautiful horse is enjoying a nice snack grazing on some grass.
Baby Duckling
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Local Ducklings

135/365: Local Ducklings One of my favorite things to at my previous job, prior to being laid off, was feeding and taking photos of the ducks at the local pond next to the office complex.  I have since found a pond close to home where I can…
Mallard Ducks in Backyard
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Backyard Visitors

128/365: Backyard Visitors Today we had two very special backyard visitors.  These male and female mallard ducks decided to visit.  They must have known I've been missing the other ducks at my former job.  They enjoyed a large meal and…
Mother Goose and Baby
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Mother Goose and Baby

126/365: Mother Goose and Baby This afternoon I got to see my first mother goose and baby.  I've seen many baby ducks before, but never a goose.  How beautiful this tiny creature is.
Baby Ducks get Photobombed
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Photobomb

124/365: Photobomb A group of baby mallard ducks get photobombed by a Grackle.
Baby Ducklings
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Happy Baby Ducklings

118/365: Happy Baby Ducklings This little baby duckling was all about smiling for the camera today.  I was able to get a great shot in focus.
Baby Mallard Ducks
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Ponder

114/365: Ponder These baby mallard ducks sit pondering life.  They are probably about 2 weeks old.  Adorable!
Male Greater Scaup
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Male Greater Scaup

42/365: Male Greater Scaup This male greater scaup is enjoying a swim and dive in this bitter cold weather.  They migrate south in the winter and are only seen in the winter months around here.   It is fun to watch them dive in the water…
Male American Wigeon Duck
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Finch Bird Feeder

38/365: Finch Bird Feeder In this cold weather it is good practice to keep your bird feeders filled.  It is difficult for the animals to find food in this weather.  Our finch bird feeder is full and ready for some finches to arrive.
horse grazing grass
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Grazing

35/365: Grazing It is always good to slow down and grazing.  Allows time for enjoyment of life and fulfillment of dreams.  This horse eating grass is a great example of the simple things.
horses saddle brook estates texas
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Just Run Free

29/365: Just Run Free Just run free. Is what we all want to be.. Free.
Red-Belly Woodpecker
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Treasure

25/365: Treasure This Red-Belly Woodpecker is searching for treasure.
Domastic Mallard
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Relax

24/365: Relax It's time to relax, the weekend is here.  This domestic mallard agrees!
horses at saddlebrook estates
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Grateful

20/365: Grateful I'm feeling extremely grateful today. Grateful for family and love. Grateful for clean crisp fresh air. Grateful for freedom of choice. Grateful to be able to run and jump. Grateful to be alive and healthy. Photo: Horses at Saddlebrook…
Domestic Mallard
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Domestic Mallard

12/365: Domestic Mallard A domestic mallard looks upon a pond on a beautiful sunny day.
Male American Wigeon Duck
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American Wigeon Duck

9/365: American Wigeon Duck A male American Wigeon Duck enjoys an afternoon swim.  The breeding male (drake) is a striking bird with a mask of green feathers around its eyes and a cream colored cap running from the crown of its head to its…