Morning Dog Walk: A Local Wanted To Fight Me This Morning!…..

I take a camera along on my Dog Walks to bring you some of the sightings that I see on my morning walks, these photos are rarely going to be great quality as its hard enough keeping an energetic Dog entertained and get close enough to anything. They also help me identify where species are so that I can plan to return.

The river has now dried up (as normal this time of year) but there are a lot of large pools remaining. I have noticed that the Louisiana Crayfish are spending time out of the water. I was walking down the dried river bed and stumbled across this little fella who immediately went into fight mode with his pincers ready! In the water they can swim backwards extremely quickly, however, out of the water they are slow and clumsy so have to defend themselves. You may remember I took some Underwater Photos of the Crayfish a short while back.

I didn’t take a camera this morning, so the mobile had to do;

Louisiana Crayfish

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Ducklings Fighting (In The Cutest Sense) Over A Crayfish (Video)

Not much activity on the new Kingfisher perch, however, there was a good capture of 2 Ducklings fighting over a Crayfish, of course, Ducklings fighting is always going to be cute fighting rather than vicious.

As you will see, Mother Duck is close to hand. She did have five Ducklings, maybe the other 3 are just out of shot, or maybe they have been taken by a Fox or Mongoose.

{Remember to watch in HD if possible}


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