I took a turn round the pond in this winter season with little to no snow. Here are some of the numerous birds I watched on this morning.
Northern Shoveler’s have a spoon shaped bill, which of looks similar to a spatula. They are dabbling ducks, which means they do not submerge in water, they feed off the surface by sifting water. They eat the seeds from various water weeds, algae, aquatic insects, mollusks, or crustaceans. They can be found in open, shallow, fresh… Read More NORTHERN SHOVELER
There are a couple of different ponds that I frequent in my area throughout the year. The ponds have an accumulation of ducks, geese, wading birds, and others birds like raptors and ravens. Ponds are a great place to watch the behaviors and learn about birds. They are fun places to walk and to take kids… Read More DUCK PONDS IN THE LATE FALL