IMAGE OF THE MONTH
You gave me a mountain
Was watching this female mallard with her chicks whilst photographing the dipper. I could not believe she was trying to get these poor little chicks to climb up the embankment with the water raging past them, knocking them down, they must have only been a few days old. They were determined and tried so hard, I felt helpless watching them. But after ten minutes the mother realised it was not the best plan in the world and sought another way to get them to safety.