Wordless Wednesday

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About Eliza Waters

Gardener, writer, photographer, naturalist
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40 Responses to Wordless Wednesday

  1. MK says:

    What a beautiful portrait, so well framed. The duck looks like she(?) is posing for you.

  2. maureenc says:

    Beautiful! I love ducks.

  3. Gorgeous Eliza, who doesn’t like ducks? ๐Ÿ™‚

  4. Val Boyko says:

    What a pretty girl! I have a collection of ducks … can’t resist them. This one quacks to me.

  5. Laurie Graves says:

    What a beauty of a picture! What kind of camera do you have?

  6. Mary Ann Cauthen says:

    Beautiful & so peaceful Looks like she is smiling at us! Thanks for sharing. Mary Ann Cauthen

  7. srickman2014 says:

    Love those orange feet! Beautiful photo Eliza!

  8. Maria F. says:

    Nice framing with water ripples and color

  9. Kathy Sturr says:

    I love how the reflection in the water is feather-like. You’ve really captured some personality here, Eliza!

  10. Robin says:

    Awww. What a beautiful portrait! I love the swirl of water in the background. (In answer to one of your comments on my blog, water is my favorite element, too.)

  11. Walking My Path: Mindful Wanderings in Nature says:

    What a pretty girl!! Love the feathery water too. Nice shot, Eliza!

  12. Oh, such a great totem!

    • Eliza Waters says:

      Thanks, Kim. This lovely mallard had such a calm presence amid a lot of activity and chaos. She looked right at me as if she knew exactly why I was taking her photo!

  13. Beautiful! You’re an excellent photographer. ๐Ÿ™‚

  14. Aw, handsome little guy you caught there. ๐Ÿ™‚

  15. Debra says:

    Beautiful. I just love the active background.

  16. Very cool – I love the background!

  17. This is so cute!! I love animals and love how your picture is artistic looking! You have great skills! The background looks almost like a painting. Her bright orange feet are so pretty. It sort of looks like she’s wearing rain boots! Lol And it’s so engaging how she is looking up at you.
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    Do animals like this stay around all year? Do they have a place to go when it gets frozen? I see ducks around occasionally, especially in New Jersey, but I have no idea where they go for weather that isn’t suitable for them.

    • Eliza Waters says:

      Thank you, Kim. Ha-ha, she does look like she is wearing rain boots! I expect wild ducks require open water at all times, even in winter, so must migrate southwards until they find it. They are vulnerable to predators when on land.

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