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Making a Splash

What happens when you startle a female mallard napping on the end of a dock? She hops off into the water to paddle safely in the reeds.

Black Duck Lake, Minnesota.

Diving Merganser

A female common merganser diving in the Rogue River in search of crayfish. She didn’t seem to mind the icy water at all.

Rockford, Michigan.

Chilly Diving Merganser

Watching this female common merganser dive for food, preen and splash around in the Grand River, you would have never known that it was early February with single digit temperatures.

Riverside Park, Grand Rapids, Michigan.

This female mallard looks ready to say something…

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