... with one eye open.

By Chamaeleo

Mount Pond: Storming Shoveler Squall

Feel the underd[uck]'s experience in large.

Mr. and Mrs. stayed on their island, so I visited Mount Pond where I found an ongoing battle in progress: this aggressive shoveler could not bear the presence of another male (one individual of many; the rest were ignored) and chased him persistently. The cold drove me away before they made their peace; they may still be chasing/fleeing...

The others (several series, and some amusing moments) are on Flickr here (or right from this tentative coot).

Saved by the skid 1
Backlit biter [= extra 1]
Biting in mid air
Yet another escape [= extra 2]
Saved by the skid 2

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