I’m not going to lie, I am kind of guessing that this is a Lesser Scaup as opposed to a Greater Scaup. It is really
The sky was a little overcast on this day, and makes the image (almost) appear to be black and white.
This female Common Merganser appears to be checking out this Harlequin duck. This was taken a few years back at the spawning channels in Lillooet.
Saw this guy while walking around Lost Lagoon in Stanley Park this past spring. “Common Mergansers are sometimes called sawbills, fish ducks, or goosanders. The
“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”