Blue Wing Teal - Click To Enlarge

Blue Wing Teal

The Blue Wing Teal is very common in the marshes here (South Carolina). Yet the number of photographs I have, decent ones, is minimal. The water is brown, the ducks are brown, the glare is even brown.

Blue Wing Teal - Click To Enlarge
Blue Wing Teal – Click To Enlarge

These 2 birds were off in a smaller pool rather than with flocks in open water. The glare was softer since there was tree cover, and besides being a small pool I moved closer. Better yet, they let me.

Blue Wing Teal - Click To Enlarge
Blue Wing Teal – Click To Enlarge
Blue Wing Teal - Click To Enlarge
Blue Wing Teal – Click To Enlarge

I don’t think the teals will be in this area much longer. In another month this should be a Heron rookery. That means lots of activity, and the alligators that take advantage of it.

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