The peaceful repose of this pair of mallards on the log is interrupted by a beaver doing its slap and go routine, likely prompted by my presence
Ducks and a beaver
Cohabitation on the Sturgeon River
I didn't feel threatened at all - at the time!
Evening light on the Sturgeon River gives an impressionistic view of these ducklings
This log, jammed and floating in the Sturgeon River, provides a perch for many a feathered creature, including these two Mallards
Canoe Launch Adaptation
These ducks are quick to adopt the latest human improvement on the bank of the Sturgeon River for their own, more natural, use.
J Poole wetland near Big Lake
Mother duck uses a log as a perch to demonstrate personal grooming habits to her brood