I took a small trip up the road to Duns Castle nature reserve to photograph the mallards on the lake,which was mostly frozen over.Armed with the camera gear and a pot of bird seed,I settled down at the side of the lake for an enjoyable,but cold,couple of hours.
Here are some of the images.
Close up of a female Mallard.
Mallard,m on the ice.
Mallard,f bathing and splashing about.
Mallard,m on the frozen Duns Castle nature reserve lake.
Mallard,f coming to investigate across the ice.
Mallard,m scratching head.
Mallards,f walking in line on the Duns lake ice.
Mallard,m shaking body.
Mallard,f sat on the ice at Duns lake.
Mallard,m shaking head.
Mallard,f wing stretching and splashing about.