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.
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.