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Swim & Drink

A gadwall takes a drink as he swims across Horse Lake. A bit of plant life is trailing from his bill, a leftover from a recent feeding session.


Let the Birding Begin!

Truth be told we have been birding since January 1 when we looked out our window and saw downy woodpeckers and juncos and chickadees sitting on our bird feeders. 509 more words

Author: Jeanne

Gadwall [Anas strepera] ~ #17

After we saw the trio of ducks we kept following the Garden Trail path which led us to a little bridge, and then a bigger bridge. 99 more words

Bird Watching

Mating Peregrine Falcons + Beamer Hawkwatch

Last Sunday, as I made my way to the western tip of the pier at Lift Bridge CanalĀ in Burlington, I passed this juvenile Greater Black-backed Gull consuming a male Red-breasted Merganser. 868 more words

Ontario Birds

Bird of the Week: Gadwall

Pairs bond in November, five months before breeding season, but the females will do all the incubating and brooding while the males go off together to molt, replacing worn feathers. 61 more words


My photograph from February!

A short wander to my local park at the very start of February yielded a treat.

Not only had the spring-summer resident Tufted Duck arrived, but two other guests were mingling between the throng of resident Mallards. 47 more words

British Birds

Rutland Water, First day of March

The weather held until lunchtime at Rutland Water today and there was plenty to see.
The highlight of the day was the stoat, which we watched for nearly 10 minutes until it was seen off by a coalition of magpies and canada geese. 19 more words