Pleeeeeze Be My Valentine!!!

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Comments (8)

diannemcd on February 16, 2010

That is so so cute, and I love it. Cheers, Dianne

Bits-n-Pieces on February 17, 2010

Thanks Dianne - These are Red-breasted Mergansers, and these days I can always tell when there's a female around, because the males start doing this dorky dance. It's a riot - sometimes 5 or 6 males doing their contortions around a single female who seems to either ignore them or chase them away (actually, I just read that that's her part of the little dance...)! Funny thing is that it seems to be her Tammy Faye Bakker mascara that sets them off, because earlier in the winter the females didn't have the dark eyes like you can see on this one..

not1word on February 17, 2010

Hubba hubba, baby! Lookit! I can nearly drown myself! Funny stuff, Bits.

Bits-n-Pieces on February 17, 2010

:D Thanks n1w ! Aren't you glad human males don't have to make fools of themselves for women? ;)

not1word on February 17, 2010

It is such a relief. I can't hardly remember the last time that I did that. Not that I really want to...

Itallica on February 17, 2010

Freeeeeeze be my valentine.

((Ospr3y)) on February 17, 2010

Great shot! These are Red-Breasted Mergansers. Very typical shot. haha

Bits-n-Pieces on February 26, 2010

:D Tery !

Thanks Liam! They're sure fun birds to watch!

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