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Category Archive for 'duck'

Northern Shoveler

Yesterday was a busy day for birds at Farmington Bay.  One hunter was trying to talk to me and he said it was so cold that nothing was moving.  But he’s not observant because I saw almost twenty different bird species.  One species was the male Northern Shoveler:     The easiest way to identify […]

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Northern Pintail

Usually when I go to Farmington Bay I can see a ton of birds that are very far away.  But if you go in the afternoon, the birds are much closer.  Check out all the birds! All those dots in the picture above are birds.  The picture below gives you a better perspective of the […]

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Manky Mallards

The folks at 10,000 Birds have coined a clever name for non-traditional mallards – “Manky Mallards.”  I’ve seen quite a few manky mallards myself.  We’ll start with traditional Mallard Ducks so you have a frame of reference.  Below is a male Mallard Duck:

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Cinnamon Teal

Back to showing pictures of Back Bay in Newport, CA where it is sunny

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Northern Shoveler

The Baylands in Palo Alto have such a variety of birds.  Just look at this picture!

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Green-Winged Teal

If you’re looking for ducks, the best place to find them is in the marshes.  

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