There’s a spot on Maryland’s Eastern Shore that birders and photographers know where wintering waterfowl (with a little help from their friends) are easy to see.
I’m totally smitten with American Wigeons, which I’d never seen before.
It’s been years since I’ve seen Canvasbacks.
I mistook a Redhead for a male Canvasback. See the difference in this photo.
Lesser Scaups are busy diving ducks, powered by strong, back-set legs.
In in the distance, Surf Scoters swam back and forth in their distinctive line.