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Whoops a 'Ducky'

By Peagreen
Had intended to go back to a flower tonight but had a last minute trip tp Martin Mere Wild bird sanctuary in Burscough Lancashire todayGrin This Red Crested Pochard was heading towards the water when he lost his footing. No harm done and he was soon in the water as you will see next uploadSmile Hope you like himGrin As usual cropped and framed using picnik!!

Thank you all for your c&cs on my last upload, 'Back to Front' and for your time and support. Very much appreciatedSmile
Take care, Pauline

Tags: Burscough Lancashire Red crested pochard Wildlife and nature Duck Martin Mere WWT

Voters: RonnieAG, Glostopcat, EMJAYCEE and 24 more

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Glostopcat 15 255 2 England
25 Oct 2011 10:23PM
It looks like you've caught him on the slide, superb timing
12 10 10 England
25 Oct 2011 10:24PM
In training for the winter olympics - downhill ski event - eyes shut and away we go.SmileSmile Nice capture of a lovely little duck Pauine.
moiral 11 12 Scotland
25 Oct 2011 10:35PM
What a lovely looking wee duck, well captured. Rather him slide down the slope than you Pauline TongueGrin. Moira
User_Removed 13 26 2 United States
25 Oct 2011 10:39PM
What a beautiful duck, love his head coloring. Great shot, Pauline!
zapar40 11 66 5 Wales
25 Oct 2011 10:42PM
a cute one, lovely capture.
26 Oct 2011 12:34AM
Slippy ducky. Well done, Pauline. Elizabeth.
Peagreen 11 1 1 England
26 Oct 2011 12:51AM
Thanks Ed, Joan , Moira, Christina, ant and Elizabeth for commenting and you and others for voting and for your time. Really appreciatedSmile
Take care, Pauline
CarolG 14 199 20 Greece
26 Oct 2011 5:56AM
Perfect timing, Pauline, looks like he was about to slide into the water at any moment Smile Carol
morpheus1955 14 3 2 United Kingdom
26 Oct 2011 8:14AM
Super shot Pauline, superb colours and it does look like he is sliding down the bank Smile

Take care

CaroleS Plus
11 442 3 United Kingdom
26 Oct 2011 8:51AM
Well poor little chap is certainly not posing for you Pauline - a well timed wonderful captureSmile Carole
franken Plus
19 5.3k 4 United Kingdom
26 Oct 2011 8:53AM
A lovely capture Pauline.

digital_boi 15 3 6 Scotland
26 Oct 2011 10:16AM
nice capture great colours looks like he is sking downhill

acousticmist 11 10 1 United Kingdom
26 Oct 2011 11:00AM
Well captured Pauline, never seen one of these before, too much time in the house I think...............Martin
Shellio 10 2 United Kingdom
26 Oct 2011 5:05PM
How cute is that? What a lovely image, Pauline.
JustDucky 10 8 Canada
27 Oct 2011 3:58AM
wonderful detail and colour Pauline, superb capture
28 Oct 2011 1:09PM
Have a nice weekend Pauline.

NeilWigan Plus
11 17 16 England
29 Oct 2011 6:58PM
Hiya Pauline ,never been to martin mere ,must have a trip soon lovely looking duck .Hope you are all keeping well ,have a good un.
Peagreen 11 1 1 England
29 Oct 2011 8:35PM
Thank you all for your c&cs and especially for your time. Much appreciatedSmile
Take care, Pauline
Peagreen 11 1 1 England
29 Oct 2011 8:39PM

Quote:Hiya Pauline ,never been to martin mere ,must have a trip soon lovely looking duck .Hope you are all keeping well ,have a good un.

Well worth a visit, Neil. I have been a few times but always with lots of young children so difficult to take photographsGrin Will visit on my own one daySmile Hope you . Joan and the Family are all well, enjoy your weekend, Pauline
Ayoob 10 Australia
31 Oct 2011 10:22AM
A really terrific capture Pauline ,well done............Grin

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