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Photo: Striking a pose in Steveston

Dating ducks spotted on the dike ahead of Valentine's Day
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This female duck was captured on camera courting a male on the dike in Steveston

Valentine’s Day is still a few days away, but it appears love is already in the air in the Steveston area.

Richmond News reader and avid amateur photographer Urey Chan spotted a little dalliance taking shape on the South Dyke Trail yesterday.

Chan said he noticed a female duck waddling up to a group of male mallards sitting opposite Shady Island.

He said the female then “struck a pose” Madonna-style for the benefit of one of the boys.

If you see spot something amusing in and around Richmond, snap a picture on your phone or camera and send it to Acampbell@Richmond-News.com