Trees and forest everywhere, but he goes into the deepest swamp…’things that go bump in the night’ type swamp.
This, and others to follow, was taken in a spot I don’t visit often. It’s probably the first to get leaf cover and other places I pass are open.
Anyway, I wanted to see any nesting on this far end.
As I arrived this male was sent packing, get materials. He went for the closest spot. I believe the ducks above are Gadwalls.
The swamp scene was very pretty. In this dull day all the colors were there, no glare drowning out anything.
Instead of stopping at the edge, he went straight in. I’m sure this bird has been in there plenty of times. however…