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Sunday morning cuteness

Sunday morning cuteness

Marty’s photo of the day #3027: Your Sunday morning cuteness train. (Mallard ducks, photographed in the Bitterroot Valley of Montana.)

Pizza, beer, and mallards

Pizza, beer, and mallards

Marty’s photo of the day #3000: A few years ago Deb and I started a new tradition of grabbing some beers and picking up a pizza on the way to the Lee Metcalf National Wildlife Refuge. We stop along the dirt road at the edge of the big pond, set up lawn chairs, and have […]

The tears of a duck

The tears of a duck

Marty’s photo of the day #2783: I pushed the shutter button just in time to get this female mallard duck in mid-shake. What I didn’t know, until I looked at the photo later on my computer monitor, is that the water drops lined up perfectly under her eyes, so they look like tears. (Photographed in […]

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