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
Lesser Scaup [Aythya affinis] ~ 2019 #25
The sky was a little overcast on this day, and makes the image (almost) appear to be black and white.
Lesser Scaup [Aythya affinis] ~ 2017 #13
The Lesser Scaup is pretty hard to distinquish from it’s close relative, the Greater Scaup. They say the Lesser Scaup has a little bump on
Lesser Scaup [Aythya affinis] ~ 2016 #24
According to allaboutbirds.org the Lesser Scaup is one of the most abundant and widespread of the diving ducks in North America. Indeed they can be