Unlikely Wood Duck

The other day Arthur and I were on our way home and we noticed an unlikely bird hanging out in a tiny pond adjacent to a small strip mall. Usually this little pond, dotted with debris, is host to Canada Geese and a small flock of Mallards. Occasionally, Red-winged Blackbirds konk-la-ree from a small patch of reeds. So we were very surprised to see a beautiful male Wood Duck having a preen on a tire in the water.

Wood Duck on a tire

Wood Duck on a tire

Share the birds, share the love!
This entry was posted in Funny, Illinois. Bookmark the permalink.

One Response to Unlikely Wood Duck

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *