This video from the Netherlands says about itself:
Lunch time during the 2012 Coots & Ducks on Ice Convention (some [Egyptian and domestic] goosy freeloaders also showed up).
Sloterpark, Amsterdam, 11 Feb. 2012.
Winter today. White frost on the branches of the trees.
A male blackbird on a lawn in the park. Much of the river is frozen.
A male and a female mallard swim in a hole in the ice.