IN THE REEDS

I found these birds on a spring morning in the reeds and cattails at Kachina Wetlands Preserve. Learn more about wetlands here:¬†WETLANDS American Coots are a duck-like bird with a white bill, red eyes, and big lobed feet. They are not ducks though, they belong to their own distinct order of birds. They are unique… Read More IN THE REEDS

BUFFLEHEAD

Bufflehead’s are smaller ducks with distinguishing white parts on their heads. The males have a large, white patch around back of head to cheeks, while the females have a white cheek spot. They are diving ducks, found in water areas such as lakes, ponds, or rivers. They eat insects, crustaceans, and plant life. Their range… Read More BUFFLEHEAD