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Concord, OH, United States
This male and female Mallard are yearly residents to our pond. They return every spring for some frolicking in the water and nest someplace close by, though I’ve never been able to find their nest. Regardless, we enjoy the couple of months that they stay and I’m sure they enjoy having the pond all to themselves.
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