Ducklings Fly for the First Time

first flight

The photographer behind a Swedish-language photo blog captured this image two Common Goldeneye ducklings flying for the first time. Flap harder, baby ducks!

Link (Translation) -via Twisted Sifter

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"They do not fly so much as... plummet". It'll be quite a while before these guys do the flap-flap-takeoff thing... ducklings leave the nest like hacky-sacks, never to return... watch the Nature special on ducks to get the full story.
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