Wet But Happy
I went over to the marsh today hoping the eagle may be out creating his usual mayhem with the pond ducks but there was nothing at all going on.
So arriving home empty handed got me looking into some file photos I had taken previously, and this mink photo popped up at me. I forgot I even took this picture of a wet mink that just emerged from the marsh with a nice fresh caught fish in his mouth. The little mink was lit by early morning winter sunlight as it paused briefly with it’s catch before scampering off to a nearby den.
What a cutie! Why did I assume minks preferred colder climates?
Thanks Gunta! I think lots of them are in colder climates but they sure seem to be happy here in SC as well!
I’m a big fan of those mink. Wonderful capture.
Thank you Lyle and yes you gotta love these cute little guys.
Awesome shot! Great light, you nailed the exposure without blowing any highlight (difficult given the shiny coat), caught with the bounty in its mouth, great composition, razor sharp, and on and on… 🙂
Hey thanks a million Stefano, I truly appreciate you checking out this photo and your very kind comments!
Wow! So cute. Great shot with that fish.
Thanks they are cute little guys and are quick when fishing too!
Priceless, Phil! I’ve never seen anything like this one.
Well I’m very happy you enjoyed this mink photo, thanks!
wonderful picture…thanks for posting it
Thank you for looking and commenting! I appreciate it.
Great and unusual pic, Phil. I never knew that Mink caught and ate fish. 🙂
From what I understand they are not welcome around small ponds where people like to maintain a decent fish stock because a few of these little guys can wipe it out. 😯 Of course I like the cute little guys. 🙂
What a capture! Fantastic!
I really appreciate you looking and commenting, thanks a bunch!
Nice capture, Phil. There is a saying right? You cannot catch a fish without getting your hands wet 🙂
Yes that saying sounds exactly right! 🙂
Thanks so much I’m glad you like this mink photo!
I was just glad I was there with a camera. 🙂
OMG I love this shot. What a cutie!
They sure are cute little guys! Thanks very much Edith!
Your minks are such cuty-pies they are going to rival your gators before long!
Well now lets not get crazy here. 😉
They are cute little guys though aren’t they?! 😀
Fantastic image Phil!
I really appreciate your kind comments Adrian, thanks much!
Scruffy but satisfied!
They do look a bit scruffy when wet, sort of like me! Thanks Maggie. 🙂
Great shot Phil.
Glad you like it Jan, thanks!
Cutest little wet mink I’ve ever laid eyes on. Glad he got supper!
Lovely mink 🙂 He/she is happy with the catch 🙂
Great Shot, Phil We are fortunate to have some in our swamp also. Thanks!!
These little critters move very fast, so you must have been really quick on the draw to get this image, Phil – nicely done!