We have Ducklings

Every year in April some of the local wild Mallard ducks choose a spot in our garden to lay their eggs. This year a lovely white duck and her sister nested side by side in the foliage under the oak tree right in front of my garden studio. I watched them sitting tight on their eggs for a few weeks. It seems that something else was watching them too…

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Mysterious Rustling

Duck Nest ThumbnailI like observe what’s going on in the garden. A few minutes sitting outside my garden studio opens up another world.
I’ve found that if I sit very still the wildlife just carries on as usual with the important business of finding food or a nice new home. Yesterday I was enjoying a lovely cup of fresh coffee when I heard an insistent rustling nearby.

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