About a week ago, I spotted these birds swimming along the shore of the ocean near Bonita Beach, Florida. I could tell that they were mergansers from the shape of their head, but I also knew they were not the hooded mergansers with which I am familiar. Yesterday, as I was walking in the backwater area, the […]
This morning I awoke to more activity on the pond. I was greeted by the usual Mallards chasing each other about–4 drakes and one duck. Then I searched the shoreline through my binoculars. I discovered a pair of American Wigeons, a male Bufflehead, and a Pied Billed Grebe. As the sun warmed the day, the […]
At last! The ice on the pond melted yesterday around noon. The wild birds knew and came to spend a restful night in central Ohio. I awoke to a male Hooded Merganser and a pair of American Wigeons enjoying the refreshing waters. A male Eastern Bluebird called from a nearby sugar maple. A chickadee (not […]
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