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Denman Island, British Columbia, Canada
Jean Cockburn retired from her professional career as an academic librarian in 2008 to become a textile artist living on Denman Island, British Columbia. She draws, quilts, embroiders, knits and crochets, makes wearable art, weaves baskets, dyes fabric, and paints watercolours. Her work has been exhibited locally in juried and group shows on Denman Island, in Courtenay, Comox, and Duncan on Vancouver Island, in West Vancouver, and across Canada with the Surface Design Association.

Saturday, April 28, 2012

Merganser Ducks

One of my favourite ducks is the Common Merganser, Mergus merganser.
I tried to take some photos this morning using my Pentax digital instead of my iPhone camera, as the former camera does a better job of longer range photos, although it is still



not terrific. The females and males are all paired up and the females were doing the neck bobbing gesture that they do during spring mating. So beautiful.

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