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In 2009, I gave myself a photography challenge.  Namely, I was to return to the same location daily with the goal to photography something new over a three month period.  I often visited the small ponds in Assinobine Park and the surrounding Assiniboine Forest, and frequently photographed Canada geese and mallard ducks.  I rarely saw any Wood Ducks and when I did, they quickly disappeared as they are quite reclusive and skittish.  This particular morning started out grey, dismal and a bit chilly.  Then unexpectedly, the sun peeked through the clouds just as a male Wood Duck swam through a gently rising mist