American Black Ducks

American Black Ducks

Eagles were around overhead. When they drop down too close it’s a mass exit, with much splashing.

At the time I did not know they were Black Ducks, Ellen used the Merlin phone app later to ID them.

American Black Ducks
American Black Ducks

Catching the chaotic take off is always hit or miss for me. I can’t be too close, lose focus for a minute, and generally hope the camera does it’s job too.

American Black Ducks
American Black Ducks

Above two photographs are the same flock, below was a second group.

American Black Ducks
American Black Ducks

ACE Basin, South Carolina.

 

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