Frisky, the male wood duck (Aix sponsa) is still with us, though other woodies come and go. Frisky is pretty much in his full breeding plumage now, and he's a sight to behold! These photos were taken yesterday and today.
They're called wood ducks because they perch (and nest) in trees. Frisky likes the feel of wood under his feet, and so perches on the cypress knees:
A living jewel:
And Honey is still here. She's found herself a new boyfriend, the biggest and handsomest drake in the pond. He's called Leviathan because of his size: