Jethro @ sucks


Unfortunately it’s simple to steal photos these days, and I spotted my Thieving Duck on yet another joke site. Most recently, the News of the World used it, this time it’s on

Unfortunately Jethro, the owner of the site, has declined to acknowledge my email of the 25th June and so refused to add a link to my blog post.

Hi Jethro,

The picture of the duck robbing the woman ( was taken by me in Chicago in 2005 and the original image can be found at

I would appreciate a link back to that page next to the image please as it’s a copyrighted image. Lots of other sites have already done the same, including and

Thanks, glad you like the photo!


I don’t mind too much when a site owner responds and adds a link back to my blog, but when they ignore me then my temper rises. Bah!