This plucky duck sent feathers flying when it saw off a fearsome osprey. The female mallard certainly showed the bird of prey the real pecking order in the fight on the waters of a quiet loch.
Photographer Jo McIntyre, 35, took the shots from a hide a short distance away and said it took the osprey 'seconds' to admit who was boss. SEE OUR COPY FOR DETAILS.
Pictured: The duck stands up to the osprey and starts to chase it off.
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