The family of whio swam towards us and the male climbed out onto a boulder near the edge of the pool while the female and the two big ducklings (that's one in the background) paddled around nearby. We sat, entranced, watching them. Through binoculars they seemed to be within touching distance.
[6 January 2013, Panasonic Lumix GH1, 100–300 mm at 177 mm, ISO 200, 1/640 at f8]
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