First ducklings of spring

coot familyWell, not ducklings, actually, but baby coots seen this afternoon. They were obviously extremely young, and it was difficult to photograph them because they kept zooming and darting about. Their parents kept diving down to look for food, and while they were underwater, the cootlings bowled merrily about the surface of the lake like dandelion clocks.

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One Response to “First ducklings of spring”

  1. Alison said on

    O joy! A new word to add to my vocabulary!

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