In my continuing series of ducks photographed with lighthouses, or if you prefer … lighthouses photographed with ducks, here is today’s input. The picture was taken about 1/2 hour before dawn in the Duluth, Minnesota ship canal (i.e. the entrance to the harbor from Lake Superior). The two ducks are mallards.
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Here are some of the prior duck / lighthouse photographs
- Goldeneye Fly-In at Dawn (Feb. 7, 2014)
- Coast Guard Mallards (Mar. 10, 2014)
- Calm Before the Storm (Mar. 17, 2014)
And today’s effort … different lighthouse. As this has now become a sub-theme, I figure there are four other lighthouses within 60 miles which are target duck / lighthouse photoshoots!
Post Update: This bird has been laughing at me for weeks (see below lighthouse pic), and I could not get a photograph. If you know what a Pileated Woodpecker sounds like, you’ll understand my reference to laughing. Finally … today … deep in a pine grove way up high …