We met this Mallard couple on the Stourbridge Canal last Saturday. They soon stopped what they were doing and looked up when they heard the ruffling of a Quack Snacks bag! The male is somewhat expert at making sure nothing goes to waste. It's always tempting to stay and keep offering more food, … [Read more...] about A Mallard couple enjoy some Quack Snacks
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On Saturday's walk along the Stourbridge Canal near Brierley Hill, we were fortunate to see this pair of Coots building their new nest - Spring has definitely sprung! … [Read more...] about Coot Nest Building
Quack Snacks has been fortunate to have our news shared across Twitter by fellow duck fans - we're extremely grateful to all who have retweeted us! Also, it's tweets of encouragement like these that are really welcome after an extended session of Quack Snacks box folding! This is an amazing … [Read more...] about Tweets of Encouragement
Go anywhere near a popular duck feeding spot and you’re sure to find people with huge bags of bread - sometimes whole loaves that they must have bought especially for the occasion. Bread is of course bad for ducks, but even if they were bags of good duck food, they could then have too much of a … [Read more...] about Wild duck food portion control – quack snack, not feathered feast!
There was some good intent by whoever left this mess beside the canal - there's lettuce and cucumber which is much better for ducks than bread. But there is still white bread, it's all in large chunks which isn't so good for small ducks...and, well, it has just been dumped. That's likely to … [Read more...] about Duck feeding fail #1: dumped salad sandwiches