The weather so far this year is pretty much a repeat of last year….so far. More people feeding the ducks though, more than last year. Proprietary duck food please, though, not lots of bread. It can make them ill.
Well we are now into the New Year and all is well….well nearly all. We’ve had a variety of weather conditions but nothing too drastic.
A nice sunset to lull the ducks into a restful state before the fireworks at midnight. One of the consequences is that our population of 36 has suddenly increased to 44 so maybe some
saw me unloading sacks of food from the car and decided to change ponds. Also I am assuming that most of the ducks are pregnant judging by the amorous activities on the pond. There is a bit of argy-bargy with the drakes too, as I’m not sure every one has a mate.
We’re having the occasional frost which reduces the size of the pond but there is still enough space for them all to swim. This is important as we have a poor limpy drake
whose left leg has been getting…
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