…..'A sense of humour lends you poise, it gives you balance and it helps you to bend without breaking'…..

(HH Pujya Gurudev Swami Chinmayananda)

Menoshukhi Moments

Continuing with the Edgeworth David Park, today's "awwwwwww" moment is with the female wood duck and her brood of not-so-young ducklings.  They were foraging for their tea, but of course once they saw me, they thought threre might be some tidbits in the offing.  Sorry to disappoint, littlies!!  The sign says in capital letters - NO FEEDING OF THE FOWLS.

I obey orders like that.   But I will put you on my blog for posterity.

All images  `  © Yamini Ali MacLean

(top left)  Mum + five

(above) tail waggle practice for begging of breads...

(left) Mum was very pretty indeed - and watchful!

(below) guddling for roots and bugs

(bottom) a detail of mum's back

Now don't forget to visit BOZO who has a special post (ahem!).


  1. I do like a pretty duck.

  2. That momma duck is beautiful. How wonderful to see her and her babies. I know that put a big smile on your face. I'll head over to visit Bozo and see what's up!

  3. How foul not to feed a fowl!!

  4. Super photos, but I bet not everyone obeys that order.

  5. Hari OM
    Merle - yup!

    Taffy - she is. Keep watching, more to come!

    Sue - heheh - tempting, but see next response...

    Perpetua - actually they do, for the most part. Round these parts folk are all for the fowls and will readily report fouls!!!


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