Monday, January 18, 2010

Canvasback Ducks at DeKorte

Male Canvasback
Female Canvasback
Canvasback Ducks
Canvasback Ducks Resting

We went to the DeKorte Park's Lyndhurst Nature Reserve today. We didn't see the northern shrike that has been reported there, but we did see quite a few canvasback ducks. Most were resting with their heads on their backs, but we found a male (top photo) and a female (second photo) that were awake. The male's head looks brilliant when the sun catches it.

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