Ring-necked ducks get the name from the hard-to-see chestnut collar on its black neck. A distinct marking are two white rings on the bill. The females are mostly brown with a white eye-ring. These ducks are generally found in the northern parts of North America in the summer and the southern parts in winter by… Read More RING-NECKED DUCKS
Here are a few January winter photos: the San Francisco Peaks, Ponderosa pine trees, and an osprey nest that I saw here in Northern Arizona.
Drone Flies are common throughout most of the world. They are one of the largest and diverse group of bugs with over 5,000 species. A Drone Fly has large, stocky bodies and black marble colored eyes. They have two wings, unlike a honeybee, which have four. They can be found in gardens and fields. They… Read More A DRONE FLY
Here are some birds I saw on a cold morning walk. It was about 23 degrees F/-5 degrees C. It was nice walking in the winter sun.