Paradise Ducks Featured on TV 1 Wetlands Film

December 5, 2016
Handsome Paradise Drake Dad still hasn't learned how to clean up his "trademark" before flying off.

Handsome Paradise Drake Dad still hasn’t learned how to clean up his “trademark” before flying off.

This is Little Truff speaking.
Did you see TV1’s Wetlands’ programme last night featured a Paradise Duck family, from duckling to adulthood? It was great, capturing New Zealand at its natural best.

The Paradise Duck family out for a stroll with Mum leading the way

The Paradise Duck family out for a stroll with Mum leading the way

The Paradise Duck family in my life are doing well. Sadly, two ducklings didn’t make it but the remaining 3 boys are thriving under the strict watch of Mum and Dad.

Nothing like fresh water from the sky.

Nothing like fresh water from the sky.

One of the young drakes has spread his wings and can fly up onto the deck where he stands on the balustrade to enjoy a drink of fresh water.

One of three sons,now three months old.

One of three sons,now three months old.

This handsome drake in the make is gaining more and more confidence, every day, in the Waitakere Range’s natural environment