BELINDA GROVER PHOTOGRAPHY

STOPS ALONG THE WAY

SECOND LOOK

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As we turned the corner I saw these two and thought they looked pretty lifelike for lawn ornaments. When one duck moved its head I almost jumped. I’ve never seen a Pekin Duck before and never downtown. We stopped by to visit a few times over several days, more photos to come…

24 thoughts on “SECOND LOOK

  1. Good alignment of your subjects.

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  2. LOL! They look like the pair my daughter has at her place. They are entertaining!

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  3. How fun, and with their own wading pool!

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  4. Just yesterday I saw a bumblebee lying dead on a flower but in short while it flew away. Such are surprises.

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  5. So marvelous photo 🌹👌🙏🌹

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  6. Funny how we can be surprised by things out of context.
    I love ducks, and would have them if not for the numerous predators around here. I doubt they’d last a year. My neighbor finally gave up having chickens.

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  7. Very funny, and it happens so often 😃😂.

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  8. I’ve had that same thing happen once when a neighbour had a heron beside his pond. I watched it for quite a while and just when I was convinced it was a lawn ornament, it blinked. I guess it was fishing at their goldfish pond.

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  9. I remember, many years ago, going into a pet shop with my two young kids. On the floor was what we took to be a stuffed Eagle Owl but, as we walked past, it slowly turned its head to look at us – and my kids nearly jumped out of their skins! 🙂

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  10. I look forward to seeing more of them 🙂 This reminds me of walking past a neighbour’s garden a few months back when my companion stopped in surprise at the African Green Pigeon perched on the edge of a ground level bird bath – a most unusual sight. After much deliberation my companion – who was convinced the bird moved – conceded that it was indeed an ornament. Confirmed when it was in the same position the following day 🙂

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