Dapper Dabbler

As part of the Ducks in a Row Series (apparently) I had taken this photo of a mallard drake just kind of strutting his stuff among the flock.  He has a look of pride that I found to be irresistible.  A Mr Look at Me Now –kind of duck strut.  Standing tall and proud.

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What I found to be quite amusing was settling on a title for this  - Do the Duck Strut, Dapper Drake, Mr Handsome, Duck Strut, Dapper Drake Dabbler.

Mallards are a dabbler ducks after all!

And here is likely why I love ducks.  My Mother used to sign this song to me as a child... and I have sung it with my children!  Very happy memories... my daughters added the quacking :)

Little ducky dawdle

Went wading in a puddle

Went wading in a puddle so small - says he it does not matter

How much I splash and splatter

For I’m just a duckie after all

Quack quack