The Divine Designer provides specific habitats with water, food, and shelter for wildlife. Animals, waterfowl, fish all have value to Him independent of their benefits to humanity. It is intriguing to realize most events in nature take place beyond human awareness, enjoyed by and visible only to the Creator.
Near our home, there is a lake which provides perfect habitat for ducks who visit us in the winter season. There is nourishment, areas where they safely blend into the landscape for protection, room to come in for a landing and just hang out. We have enjoyed a good variety this year. Many species of ducks are now pairing up for the mating season, getting ready to fly north to nesting areas.
which is not only safe, but picturesque.
and female has pale, tan-colored head.
never fails to impress, especially when there are several together.