Skimmers are dragonflies that have a shorter body than wingspan. They are day flyers, eat from the nectar of colorful flowers, and found near water areas such as ponds, streams, bays, or ditches. I found this Eastern Pondhawk Skimmer while in northern Minnesota.
Here is a Common Merganser at one of my favorite ponds. COMMON MERGANSER
Here is an American Wigeon at Sedona Wetlands in northern Arizona. AMERICAN WIGEON
Here are a couple photos of the many White-Crowned Sparrows I saw at Sedona Wetlands in January. This is a great place for walking and looking at birds in northern Arizona.