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Cuddy

By Drighlynne
Thank you to all who voted and commented on yesterday's upload and special thanks to Barbara (barbarahirst) and Bob, (bobpaige1) for their most valued awards.

Today's image is of a male Eider duck, known locally in Northumberland as a Cuddy duck after St. Cuthbert who is purported to have fed them and looked after them when he retreated to St. Cuthbert's Isle.

Tags: Birds Ducks Eider Cuddy Wildlife and nature

Voters: ugly, barbarahirst, bobpaige1 and 16 more


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Comments


barbarahirst 12 27 12 United Kingdom
17 Jun 2016 9:45AM
how unusual....
never seen the likes of this one before
great image
EMJAYCEE Plus
11 10 10 England
17 Jun 2016 10:16AM
Very smart isn't he - interesting story too.
Joan
deanjohn 5 1 United Kingdom
17 Jun 2016 10:16AM
The brilliant Eider duck, art deco markings I think.
Excellant shot...
CarolG 14 199 20 Greece
17 Jun 2016 10:53AM
A wonderful duck , Lynne, super markings.
Jerrin 5 23 England
17 Jun 2016 12:29PM
Lovely shot.
17 Jun 2016 1:51PM
Beautiful image
Mollycat Plus
7 21 2 United Kingdom
17 Jun 2016 4:43PM
Great capture and wonderful reflections Lynne.
Peter GrinGrinGrin
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
17 Jun 2016 5:09PM
A really unique looking duck... Isn't he pretty!
Beautiful sharp image Lynne...
Isabel GrinGrin
17 Jun 2016 5:57PM
Excellent image Lynne
17 Jun 2016 9:57PM
Super shot Lynne. What a lovely duck. Cathy

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