On my photo shoot of dragonflies yesterday I spotted a crested duck gliding through a lily “forest.” Looked like fun to me.
With Sacramento heat approaching triple digits this female mallard took refuge in a forest of giant lilies.
Until yesterday I’d never seen a crested duck, distinguished by a tuft on its head. Had to read up on this species that apparently has been around for more than 400 years. The tuft is a genetic deformity in the duck’s skull. Sometimes the crested is bred to be a pet but the deformity requiresContinue reading “The Crested Duck”
It looks like this duck is laughing. We need more laughter in the world.