Friday, April 10, 2015

Wood Ducks and Reflections...

It's a beautiful thing...
 


 

Linking to Weekend Reflections

130 comments:

Lynn said...

Very pretty! Looks like spring has sprung-enjoy:@)

ImSoVintage Laura Walker said...

love the reflections :)

Trollstubben foto said...

Great mirroring in the water and gorgeous birds.
K

wilga02 said...

Nice photos! Those ducks are very colorful :)

Tanna at The Brick Street Bungalow said...

LOVE the reflections shots you do. So beautiful... nature at its best. blessings ~ tanna

Marit Sønstebø said...

I love your photos of reflections in the water! :)

eileeninmd said...

I love the pretty wood ducks, awesome series of photos and reflections.. Have a happy Friday and weekend ahead!

magnoliasntea said...

Great angle as all the water seems to be vegetation and bird reflections. Wishing you a fabulous weekend!

magnoliasntea said...

most all .... I meant to say.

Nancy's Notes said...

Oh Tex, beautiful reflections, indeed!

Joseph Jameson-Gould said...

Man, those red eyes are just glowing!

Margaret Adamson said...

The Wood Duck is a beautiful one to have on your pond.

Mildred said...

Very pretty.

Janey and Co. said...

Super reflections. Wood ducks are so pretty.

diane b said...

Fabulous reflections. The colours of the male duck are so bright especially with his big red eye.

eViL pOp TaRt said...

Seeing a wood duck is such a rare treat!

Revrunner said...

My favorite duck species, although I only seem them very occasionally here where I live.

Michelle said...

Beautiful ducks and I love the reflection on the water.

Molly The Wally said...

The water looks so inviting. Have a fabulous Friday.
Best wishes Molly

Mary Cromer said...

These are absolutely stunning images Theresa. Please put my name in for the Chickadee drawing. Have a wonderful weekend~

MarmePurl said...

Indeed, a beautiful thing.

messymimi said...

Pretty critters! Sweetie especially loves these ducks.

Vanessa Morgan said...

So peaceful. Your pictures give me the impression that I'm right there with the ducks. Have a lovely weekend.

Gayle said...

Super! The contrast highlights the ducks' color so well.

Alica said...

You take such beautiful pictures. Love the reflections!

DJan said...

You're right: it's a beautiful thing, captured well by an artist! :-)

joeh said...

Love the reflections of my favorite ducks, two heads are better than one.

Debbie said...

really amazing reflections!! the ducks are gorgeous but the trees are just as amazing!!!

i have never seen a real wood duck, they are extraordinary!!!

Jacquelineand.... said...

The softness of the shades make it look like a watercolour; extraordinary!

Cranberry Morning said...

I could watch those ducks for hours. What beautiful reflections!

John's Island said...

Interesting and cool reflections ... very nice post Tex!

Stephanie Faris said...

Such pretty reflections. I love it!

The Queen Jester said...

They are the prettiest ducks ever created. Each time I see them I have to wonder if they are real.

ifthethunderdontgetya™³²®© said...

Lovely duckies!

P.S. My fence post is almost done...
~

Linda Kay said...

Those male ducks are so intricately designed in color, and this one is really beautiful.

Author R. Mac Wheeler said...

You're right. Can't beat the sun's light on water, especially with Mother's beauty.

Barb Brookbank said...

Gorgeous ripply reflections!

Rose said...

I would love to see a wood duck up close...they are just so beautiful. The water looks so reflective...just love the squiggly trees!

Farm Girl said...

So pretty and so peaceful. I love the markings and the colors.

Mary Hone said...

Those are great shots!

karmnik54 said...

Pięknie ubarwiona:)

Sandra said...

beautiful squiggly reflecitons and Mr and Mrs Wood duck are just beautiful in the last two shots..

Gail said...

Just when I think your pictures could be no lovelier, you knock my socks off!!!

Kathy said...

Reflection seem to triple the number of ripples.

Leovi - La Fotografía Efectista Abstracta said...

Wonderful pictures, beautiful reflections!

stardust said...

Truly, truly, magical reflections!

Yoko

Sylvia K said...

Wonderful reflections and I love that colorful fellow in the last shot!!

Irma said...

Beautiful pictures of wood ducks.
The last picture is amazing.

William Kendall said...

Wood ducks! That's the kind. Another blogger photographed one the other day, and she didn't know what it was.

Wayne (Woody), whatever said...

They are such stunning birds.

Andrea Priebe said...

I can never see enough Wood Ducks ... they are so beautiful and shy and endearing. These are wonderful, Theresa. Our Wood Ducks have returned, but I haven't been able to catch them in a place where I could take their pictures ... darn! Love these, especially the last one ...

Andrea @ From The Sol

DIMI said...

Beautiful ducks Tex!Great reflections indeed!!
Have a lovely weekend!
Dimi...

Paula said...

Very pretty pictures.

Lux G. said...

The water's so crystal clear it makes a beautiful and distinct reflection.

Nice!

Have a fantastic weekend!

Georgette Sullins said...

Takes me back to my childhood as I remember illustrations of the ugly duckling swimming behind these beautiful wood(?) ducks.

Mama Zen said...

These are so pretty!

Lukasz W said...

Great pictures!

Julia said...

Such a pretty duck with all spectacular colors. The female has a great choice in partner, more so than the male...
Have a nice weekend.
Hugs
JB

nookworm said...

Those are WONDERFUL reflections! Beautiful ducks.

Miss Val's Creations said...

They are beautiful!

Terry and Linda said...

Love your photos always!

Linda
http://coloradofarmlife.wordpress.com
https://coloradofarmlife.wordpress.com/sherlock-boomer

Taken For Granted said...

Wood ducks are the most beautiful of all ducks, I think. Once got one stuck in my fireplace, but got it freed. No harm done, but it scared the duck.

Nancy J said...

Marbled water, like moire taffeta. beautiful, every one.

CelestinaMarie@SouthernDayDreams said...

Your photos are gorgeous. I love the reflection in the water. The wood ducks are just beautiful and their markers are incredible.
Have a great weekend.
Hugs, CM

Fun60 said...

That last one is particularly good.

Bob Bushell said...

They're lovely.

Maggid said...

you truly make life look like magic . .
thanks!!!

Cheryl @ TFD said...

The male with his red eye and markings is just gorgeous! So interesting. Love the reflections.

Tinna Sjoeberg said...

These are so pretty, you took wonderful pictures of them :-)

Tinna ✐

RedPat said...

They are such gorgeous ducks, Tex!

EG CameraGirl said...

Love the wonky reflections. :) Your male wood ducks looks way more friendly than the ones I see here!

Red said...

Male wood ducks are very handsome fellows. We only see the odd one here.

Karen S. said...

Absolutely life is good. Thanks for cheering me up! Well, and our sun finally broke through and the snow showers stopped! Yay!

rudzik said...

Beautiful ducks! Thanks for your comment on my blog!

Phil Slade said...

Wood Ducks are so beautiful. Shame we don't have them in the UK.

Phil Slade said...

Wood Ducks are so beautiful. Shame we don't have them in the UK.

Montanagirl said...

I love it that you get to see Wood Ducks. Your photos are so pretty with the water ripples and reflections!

Viera said...

Excellent collection in brown of wood ducks... and reflections is marvelous indeed...

Gosia k said...

The duck in the last photo is great and so unusual..

Lauren Miller said...

Wood ducks are so pretty!

DeniseinVA said...

Those wood ducks are very noble looking, and you've caught the perfect reflections.

Melissa said...

I love Wood Ducks, especially the female's softer coloring. Their eyes are so pretty! Looks like it's starting to green up around there.

cieldequimper said...

The last one is fantastic!

Pantherka said...

It is really very beautiful, I like all the pictures.

Debby@Just Breathe said...

Beautiful reflections.....

ThreeOldKeys said...

Jaw-dropping.
Stunning.
Thank you for sharing what you see!

Primitive Stars said...

Afternoon, love the pond pictures, such a pretty duck he is.Blessings Francine.

jeannettestgermain said...

The zigzag reflections are so exhilarating, Teresa! Have a great weekend:)

LV said...

Great like getting two for the price of one.

carolann said...

Bird reflections is awesome and for yesterday I sure like your horse good fences pictures. Amazing.

Ela said...

They are so gorgeous ducks !!
I love your reflections !
Greetings

Ms. A said...

OMG, those reflections are SPECTACULAR!!!

A Quiet Corner said...

You are sooooo lucky! This year when I start kayaking, I plan to find DUCKS!!...:)JP

Giga said...

Ducks swim in the trees. :)

Stephen Hayes said...

Love the rippling swirls of umber in the pale blue water.

barbara l. hale said...

It sure is a beautiful thing!

bj said...

i love your ducks and reflections..

CountryMum said...

The ducks are so striking with their markings. Love the reflections.

Mary Kirkland said...

They sure look relaxed.

Our photos said...

Very nice. I love the last one ! Also thank You for the comment on my work !

Birdie said...

They look so serene. I wonder if I should envy them?

Susan said...

Isn't it interesting that in the animal world, it seems the male is the one all dressed up. Hmmmm.....

KB Bear said...

That male wood duck looks incredible, as if he's been carefully painted.

bailey-road.com said...

Beautiful ripply reflections.

Randy said...

Another Friday floating around.

marshaleith said...

my favorite duck!! Beautiful

Stephanie said...

Beautiful Wood Duck reflections!

Ruth Hiebert said...

WOW!!!! Let me say it again,WOW!!! These pictures are exceptional.

Felicia said...

beautiful....the ducks and the reflections.

Mariette VandenMunckhof-Vedder said...

Dearest Theresa,
You got such incredible clear water too. Great photos of wood duck reflections.
Hugs and happy weekend.
Mariette

Paul said...

Beautiful Wood Duck captures, nice tranquil scene on the Run*A*Round Ranch pond!

handmade by amalia said...

I love the way the trees are reflected in the water. The ducks are not bad either :-)
Amalia
xo

Linda said...

Beautiful, especially the last one.

Pietro and Cynthia said...

Very nice views, great reflections!

Halcyon said...

I love the ripples in the water. Looks like a watercolor painting.

Betty Manousos said...

i love wood ducks, especially the female's softer coloring.

wonderful reflections, simply beautiful!

happy weekend~
<3

Filip Demuinck said...

Love the coloured head of the duck.

Greetings,
Filip

laurak/ForestWalkArt :) said...

such BEAUTIFUL reflection shots of the trees & ducks!! awesome!!!!

have a happy weekend theresa!!

Lynne said...

Pa and Ma Wood Ducks and reflections . . . pretty sweet!

Christa atCedarmereFarm said...

BEAUTIFUL, especially the last photo. It's neat how the ducks "cleared" the fuzzy reflection so you can see them and their reflections more clearly.

Brian King said...

Gorgeous reflections!

Pix Under the Oaks said...

Pretty wavy reflections!

Rita said...

Was a buildup to that last one--whoohoo! Those male wood ducks are so darn handsome! :)

James said...

These photos started off good and kept getting better as I scrolled down!

Powell River Books said...

Love the rippled reflections. - Margy

Elaine said...

Wonderful shots!!

Jeevan said...

wow! outstanding indeed... superb reflection and it also creates marvelous textures

Sally said...

Some of those look like paintings, T. Great shots, and you know I love the reflections. :)

xoxo

Liz said...

Love those reflections T!! What a gorgeous duck.

pattisjarrett said...

The Wood Ducks--and reflections--are amazingly beautiful.

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