A nickname for the wood duck is the “acorn duck” because of its appetite for acorns

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A northern shoveler carries the nicknames “spoonbill” and “smiling mallard.”

 What are you looking at? 

What are you looking at? 

 Ma and Pa Wood Duck.

Ma and Pa Wood Duck.

 It’s easy to be a Canada goose. One could do it with its eyes closed.

It’s easy to be a Canada goose. One could do it with its eyes closed.

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An elephant’s eyelashes. 

 With the temperature just north of 20°, song sparrows serenade the spring in my yard.

With the temperature just north of 20°, song sparrows serenade the spring in my yard.