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Shoveler trawling

We found a pair of Cape Shoveler trawling the freshwater “grassland” dam recently.This species has a large spatulate bill. Adults have speckled grey-brown plumage and dull orange legs. 152 more words

Fauna

The Asymptote's Tail

Without further ado, here it is, the first installment of The Asymptote’s Tail. Enjoy, and check back here every Saturday morning for the next chapter in the story. 788 more words

Writing

Northern Shovelers on a pond in Vanier Park

Northern Shoveler / Canard souchet / Anas clypeata: These ducks were taken on the big pond in Vanier Park with a handheld Nikon D5200 and AF-S Zoom-Nikkor 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G IF-ED. 17 more words

Photography

Northern Shoveler

By Roxy Whalley ~ Estes Park, CO ~ Spring has sprung, and this beautiful bird made his debut while I was having a latte at my favorite coffee shop (Coffee on the Rocks) in Estes Park.

Colorado

BVAS Bird Count January

Red-winged Blackbird

Western Bluebird

Northern Shovler

Red-winged Blackbird

Here are a few selections from January’s Buena Vista bird count.

Photography

Drake Shoveler

There was a nervous drake Shoveler today on a local urban fishing lake. The low sun made its beautiful breeding plumage almost glow, with the green iridescence of its head and rump very visible. 47 more words

Urban