Now that the mandarin ducklings have grown up and left Earl’s Path Pond a mummy mallard has moved in. She has eight new ducklings. They mostly kept to the shade, but one of them came out to feed amongst the water lilies.
I was quite pleased with this picture as you can see the water the duckling is spitting out.
Over at Strawberry Hill the terrapins are still enjoying the Sun,
although one of them seems to have fallen out with his mates.
There are more baby mallards at the pond at Woodford Green.
They are very keen on bread and we were really sorry that we didn’t have any when they came to join us at the water’s edge. There were also a pair of moorhen chicks which wee a bit more wary.
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