Water Birds

Below are shots from a recent field trip along with a bird competition with some friends. You dont realize how beautiful and colorful these birds are until you get up close.
Great Blue Heron on the huntGreat Blue Heron on the prowl for fish.

BuffleheadBufflehead with some great colors

Mallard's PairMallard pair

Double-Crested Cormorant huntingCormorant hunting

Hooded MerganserHooded Merganser looking for his mate

Northern PintailNorthern Pintail

Ring-Necked DuckRing-Necked Duck pair