Frog hiding in the duckweed by William Dolak Hot weather is on tap for today – here’s hoping you find a cool spot! Bill shared this photo from Spirit Springs Sanctuary in Cass County in our Michigan in Pictures Group on Facebook. See more photos from his visit right here and consider sharing your own!
Wood Ducks by Third Son The All About Birds listing for Aix sponsa (wood duck) says in part: The Wood Duck is one of the most stunningly pretty of all waterfowl. Males are iridescent chestnut and green, with ornate patterns on nearly every feather; the elegant females have a distinctive profile and delicate white pattern around the eye. These … Continue reading Wood Duck Wednesday
Black (duck) Friday – shout out to everyone who’s struggling and those helping them
Sleeping Duck, photo by Matt Is Black Friday over yet? Hope you’re staying safe and getting deals (or staying safe & staying home)! View Matt’s photo background big and see more in his slideshow. If you’re up for more duck-based fun, check out the Michigan in Pictures Duckie Project!
Wood Duck, photo by Dan Lockard The All About Birds listing for Aix sponsa (wood duck) says in part: The Wood Duck is one of the most stunningly pretty of all waterfowl. Males are iridescent chestnut and green, with ornate patterns on nearly every feather; the elegant females have a distinctive profile and delicate white pattern around … Continue reading Chillin’ with the Wood Ducks
Rising Duck, photo by spang1mw It’s been too long since a photo was added to the Michigan in Pictures Duckie Project. View Matt’s photo background big and see more in his slideshow.
Lady ducks take notice, photo by R.J.E. It’s been too long since I’ve added to the Michigan in Pictures Duckie Gallery. The All about Birds entry for Mallard Anas platyrhynchos explains: Mallards are large ducks with hefty bodies, rounded heads, and wide, flat bills. Like many “dabbling ducks” the body is long and the tail rides … Continue reading Lady ducks, take notice (of the Mallard)
Alex Karras of the Detroit Lions, 1971 AP file photo “It takes more courage to reveal insecurities than to hide them, more strength to relate to people than to dominate them, more ‘manhood’ to abide by thought-out principles rather than blind reflex. Toughness is in the soul and spirit, not in muscles and an immature … Continue reading Remembering the Mad Duck, Alex Karras of the Detroit Lions
SQUASH DUCK, photo by marsha*morningstar Here’s the latest in the always popular Michigan in Pictures Duckie Series. Marsha writes: Seriously, untouched—-exactly how it grew and the markings are natural…just a little saturation of color and edging but this is really Gods duck. See it bigger and in Marsha’s slideshow.
Update (June 1): The Michigan DNR reports that fire crews are making good progress on the Duck Lake Fire in Luce County and that campgrounds, state parks, resorts and other businesses throughout the region and the Upper Peninsula are ready & waiting to deliver Pure Michigan fun! Duck Lake Fire, photo courtesy Michigan Department of … Continue reading The Duck Lake Fire