Saturday, March 8, 2014

Oatka Creek Park • March 8

Red-breasted Mergansers

Red-breasted Merganser. These are young birds in their first winter. The black patch around their eyes is typical of their age and time of year.

Red-breasted Mergansers

Red-breasted Merganser. After I stood still for several minutes, this duck decided it was okay to look for fish near the bank where I was standing.

Red-breasted Merganser