“Gadwall sometimes steal food from American Coots and from other ducks.” ~ allaboutbirds.org
I imagine this Goose is saying, “Mess with my family and you’ll have to deal with me”
“Northern Shovelers often have their heads down in shallow wetlands, busily sweeping their bills side to side, filtering out aquatic invertebrates and seeds from the
Enjoying a sunny spring day.
Here’s a better shot of a Ring-necked duck taken a few years ago. You can make out his faint neck ring.
This diving duck can be found in many of the birding areas in the Lower Mainland during the winter months.