And then, right in the middle of that big seagull riot… this happened…

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As I was filming the great ‘bag of bread war’ between that flock of seagulls… the one I shared with you the other day… I noticed these two mallard ducks swoop calmly over the fracas.

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They made a nice splashdown in Mission Bay.

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They cruised sedately towards the shore.

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And then proceeded to waddle up the sand in my direction, the male still following the female.

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They strolled up onto the grass, still ignoring the swarm of angry gulls fighting over the bag of bread just a few yards away.

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They walked by, very close to where I sat on a cement picnic table.

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Female mallards, as with many bird species, are not as colorful as the males.

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But that is neither here nor there.

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They ended up sitting in the shade, not too far behind me, as I continued to photograph the gulls going crazy.

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And did I mention the osprey I saw, not far from this very spot?

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I am pretty sure I did.


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