Beautiful Winter Ducks- see them on next nature walk, December 1 at 3 pm

male hooded merganser

male hooded merganser

not a duck (but a beautiful winter bird we're likely to see on Nature Walk December 1st!)

not a duck, but a beautiful winter bird we’ll probably see on the nature walk, December 1

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Canada Goose — Does the one on the left have a smaller body?  If so,  it could be a Lesser Canada Goose. There is one even smaller called a cackling goose.  It has the same pattern but it’s about the size of a mallard duck.

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male common goldeneye

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male common goldeneye

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male buffleheads with one female bufflehead near sunset

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male and female hooded merganser

male and female common goldeneye

male and female common goldeneye

common goldeneye male doing courtship display

common goldeneye male doing courtship display

common goldeneyes

common goldeneyes

male common goldeneye

male common goldeneye

male common goldeneye

male common goldeneye

male buffleheads

male buffleheads

male bufflehead

male bufflehead

american coot (not a duck)

american coot (not a duck)

scaup

male scaup

female scaup

female scaup

male red-breasted merganser

male red-breasted merganser

female red-breasted merganser

female red-breasted merganser

red-breasted merganser

red-breasted merganser

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female hooded merganser

female hooded merganser

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