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Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Breaking the Rules

I finally found out why ducks have been waddling down my driveway.

Out in the trees at the edge of our road, there 
was a hideaway found.

I've made it a rule never to put all my eggs in one basket.


Guess there are exceptions to every rule.

40 comments:

Leah J. Utas said...

Great close up on the nest.

texwisgirl said...

cute. hope they hatch so you get to see babies scurrying by!

Farm Girl said...

I can't wait to see baby ducks. How fun.

Lynette said...

Beautiful photos...can't wait to see the chicks;-)

Elizabeth Grimes said...

Ooooo! Yes, please photograph all those cute little baby ducks when they hatch!

rosaria said...

Oh, some nursery you have there. Enjoy the next generation.

Judy said...

Looks like one short of a dozen...I can't wait to see them all hatched.

Deb said...

cool find....

Debbie said...

woooohooo 11 babies, that's a lot. aren't you glad their not yours??

i can't wait to see those cute little babies. your soooo lucky.

great blog material!!!!

Trisha said...

What a find! Thats a lot of babies on the way!!

Jacob said...

I don't think I'd want to take responsibility for all those eggs...that would probably make me crack! :-)

Flora said...

Oh my goodness!! Lucky You!!! I hope I can come see the babies waddling away!!! Keep Duke and Bella away from them... xo

Buttons said...

Very cool I can't wait to see the little ducks. B

Robin Malherbe said...

Hey, I'm enjoying the stories and pics of your country life... Thanks for stopping by down in my part of the world too...

Κωστής Τζαγκαράκης said...

Great find.
Costas

Nancy said...

Hope Momma is attending to her duties and not galavanting all over the countryside. :)

Hope we all get to see some ducklings.

Out on the prairie said...

A nice clutch to watch.A nice find.

Sharon said...

You will get to enjoy the cuteness - after the ducklings hatch! Have the camera at the ready!

Horst in Edmonton said...

Hey Dawn, great find, hope moma dosn't stay off the nest too long.

Hilary said...

Oh.. I see some downy-sweet pictures in your near future.

bon bon said...

that's gonna be so cute when they come waddling down your driveway! better put up a DUCK X-ING sign.

Farmchick said...

How sweet! Keep us posted!

Cat said...




love and light

Navigating Northward said...

Gorgeous eggs! Hope they keep safe.

Tammy said...

That's a lot of little ducklings! Did I count right? Just one short of a dozen. Can't wait to see some pics of them.

Alan O'Riordan said...

11 eggs?! Are you breeding a superduck strain over there? For a little taste of what you can look forward to, check out Steffe's post today, over at Photos from Haninge.

Leontien said...

oh my! that is soo cute! hope they all hatch!!!

Thanks for sharing
Leontien

Janie said...

That's quite a nest. I hope the eggs all hatch healthy ducklings. It'll be fun to keep an eye on it.

Sage said...

I only found one duck egg the day before Christmas and you've hit the jackport!

wayne15575 said...

Ahh, the miracle of life !!!

Randy said...

What a wonderful post. I hope you get to see them after they are born.

Liesl said...

That's a good looking nest they built!

Ola said...

a perfect dicovery for a spring! I like your comments to this picture:)

Allison said...

I love this!! I want to find eggs on my property! How wonderful...

Joe said...

Nice find.

ladyfi said...

What a miracle of life! (I hope...)

Dani said...

so pretty. Amazing close-up.

beth said...

i can't wait to meet your babies !!!
those eggs are just beautiful aren't they ?

darlin said...

Wow, if all of these eggs hatch you're going to have a lot of ducks waddling around.

Very nice close up of the nest and eggs!

Saz said...

Oh wow! What gorgeous photo's! And what gorgeous eggs! Your going to have some absolutely adorable little ducklings waddling around your home soon. ;)