Born Survivors

Sunday 2nd October 2011

Born Survivors

The late brood mallard ducklings hatched at the beginning of September are developing well.  There are still 4 ducklings left with their mother, a very good survival rate.  It seems that these autumn ducklings have a better chance of survival compared with the spring and summer broods which, on our river, suffer very heavy losses.

             

Click on the image for the video filmed on 1st October -------------------------



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