The Daily Cuppa
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The Daily Cuppa

A white pelican floating on a pond.
American White Pelican. Photo by Kim Zuch.

Large, graceful pelicans float on smooth water in a reed-lined pond. They’re hunting for fish. Most of the time, they hunt in groups, but sometimes I see one by itself.

Ducks float near the shoreline, occasionally bobbing upside down to riffle through the mud. Some disappear under water completely, only to come back to the surface a few feet away.

A pair of mallards passes by. Something startles them and they take flight. The female quacks as she flies away.

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Kim Zuch

Kim Zuch

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I write about nature, birdwatching, the outdoors, and conservation issues. I like to share pictures and sometimes my dogs show up. Twitter: @kimclawson2