Photo: I’m not even sure what kind of duck this is (the rest are definitely mallards). Based on my research I believe it may be a “manky mallad” of some sort but I am not certain. Still, odd duck – even more fitting! Photo shot and edited by me. Reifel bird sanctuary, Summer 2012.
I have always felt like the odd duck out. The odd coloured one. The one that people had a strange fascination towards but still never befriended me. The ungainly ugly little duckling that no one wanted to play with (growing up didn’t make it better either). See the rest of the post →