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Welcome to the world of Birds ~ Armchair birding via upclose videos. Adding quality to our life one bird at a time.
Seniors enjoy the gift of healthy memory activity they recieve from watching the theatre of nature. Test yourself to see how many birds you can remember. All shut-ins love the challenge of birdwatching from their windows, TV and computers.
Learn to identify the birds and they will soon feel like new friends.
We can only live one moment at a time. The birds will help us enjoy it as it reduces the fear that comes with memory loss.
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Sunday, May 3, 2015

Do All Ducks Quack?

Ducks are not "Just Ducks"! I hear the words told a child all the time in a park, "Oh, those brds are JUST Ducks!"
They have names for all 100 species of ducks worldwide. They are not hard to learn.
Let's learn a few and see if they all quack.
The Wood Duck
Beaver Lake, Vancouver

Wood Duck call from wikipedia

Wood Ducks eggs have hatched and the ducklings have left the nest.
Mallard Duck is found around the world.
Brief info video

Mallard Duck call from wikipedia

White-faced whistling duck can be found in South America and Africa.

White-faced Whistling Duck call from wikipedia