Thursday, March 12, 2009

They're Back!

So I looked out the window today and I saw that our pet duck was back! And it looks like she brought her mate this time. (If you don't know what I'm talking about, go back to our May 2008 posts.) They stood there for a little bit, then Mama duck jumped in the rosemary bush for a while.




Here's papa duck dutifully waiting for his mate...


..though he did take a quick break for a snack (Dallin threw him some bread).


Then Mama duck emerged from the bush about 5 minutes later...and they flew away.



I'm pretty sure this is the same duck from last year...I think. Last year's mama duck is on the left, and on the right is the duck we saw today. :)









I think it's so cool that Fern (that's what we named her) remembered our backyard and came back to the same exact spot. She must have felt the Spirit in our home and was drawn to us. :)

5 comments:

The Naven Family said...

That's so sweet!!!

Rose said...

or maybe she hid her eggs in your bushes!!!

JD said...

yeah, where did the mom disappear to for those five minutes? what was she doing? sounds fishy.

Kari said...

Cute ducks! Pretty cool story. Ali would love to have ducks in our yard, but I think Max would just chase them away. I've been wanting to get together and have a play day with you! What days are you available?

Jenilyn said...

What funny little ducks! Dallin is so handsome.