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.
“Gadwall sometimes steal food from American Coots and from other ducks.” ~ allaboutbirds.org
“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.