15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Mallard Pair Greeting
I was watching a small beaver pond iced over and covered with snow, when a pair of mallards (Anas platyrhynchos) flew in and landed, and then greeted each other with much affection. They were very likely a mating pair.
|Photo Location:||Tremont, Maine, United States of America|
|Copyright:||© George Sanker|