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Keeping Their Balance

Categories: Down by the Bay.

    Viewing wildlife is one of the reasons we go for walks down by the bay.  This year the water levels have been so high due to the heavy spring rains that regular viewing and nesting places have frequently been under water.  But today we saw some mallard ducks and the heron who had found new places to rest. How do they keep their balance?  They tuck up one leg and perfectly still on the other leg for ages. This group of mallard ducks had found a napping place on some sunny rocks. The great blue heron thought he
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