A pair, this female Mallard and the male Gadwall linked here:
were clearly associating with each other as a family group, with three chicks in tow (one photographed here).
Air temp 66 deg F.
On Miners Ridge access road
seemed to be begging for food from a parent that was in the tree but not visible
In a creek running through a neighborhood/golf course with MANY other pond sliders
In a creek running through a neighborhood/golf course with MANY other pond sliders. This one was larger than the other turtles nearby, which appeared to all be T. scripta