Blue-winged Teal, Female - click to enlarge

Blue-winged Teal, Female

One of the smaller swamp areas has recently become a home to a few Blue-winged Teal flocks. While still shy they are becoming more comfortable with people.

Blue-winged Teal, Female - click to enlarge
Blue-winged Teal, Female – click to enlarge
Blue-winged Teal, Female - click to enlarge
Blue-winged Teal, Female – click to enlarge

In other areas many different types of ducks will mingle in the larger Blue-winged flocks. That would be great if it happens here too.  It certainly could make it easier to photograph some other species.

The female here suddenly decided to stand and flap just as I was raising the camera.

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