This time of year there are parades of ducklings and their worried parents.
Aggressive males peck at the tiny ducklings and squabbles and fights often start between the adults.
Predators know there are tasty morsels around and clutches of a dozen can be reduced to just a few individuals.
And sometimes, just sometimes, you might just be bright yellow and grow into a white duck instead.
I'm en-route across the country when I decide to stop at RSPB Otmoor. It's such a bright day that the sky is a ... Read more