Tuesday, 13 June 2017

Ducklings Progress

The Orphan ducklings are now 6 weeks old and thriving. They should be ready for safe release at the end of the month. Without a mother for guidance and protection, they will be vulnerable to the Black backed gull, Otters and dogs. Working wings are vital to escape predators, hence the reason they need kept in safety for so long. 

The runt and her two offspring are also growing, and it appears she has produced a little runt like herself - it's only half the size of her other one !

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