After my last post of doom, gloom and (freezing to) death you'll be happy to know that all the ducks are fine.
They are not just fine they are splashing and quacking and fighting with each other, doing everything ducks are supposed to do.
Except of course: be here when the temperatures are still way too cold for them. This is the forecast for the next few days.
As you can see they are acting as if it is the middle of summer!
I don't know how my husband spotted this.
Out of about 150 Mallard ducks he finds one that is different from all the others.
It took me a while to find its name. It is a Northern Pintail.
According to this map he isn't even supposed to be in Canada right now.
(The dark blue area is where they winter.)
I guess that's the last time he takes directions from the Mallards :)
I have to say I'm happy he stopped by. Isn't he handsome?
And yes, he likes to splash around just like everyone else :)