Friday, February 2, 2018

Buffleheads basking in the winter sun...



These are tiny, but fully grown adult Bufflehead Ducks--- 2 males and 2 females.  They're usually hard to capture with a camera because they're either chasing each other, or diving totally underwater for surprising lengths of time in order to feed.

12 comments:

Marco Luijken said...

Hello Bill,
Funny shot of these special ducks.

Greetings, Marco

Author R. Mac Wheeler said...

got your ducks in a row :]

Laura~Pretty Pix said...

Sweet capture.. made me smile! ♥

Sandi said...

Buffleheads. What an unfortunate name!

Taken For Granted said...

Cute quartet of ducklings. So, where is mother duck?

Bill said...

These are tiny, but fully grown adult Buffleheads. They're usually hard to capture as they "run" all over the water chasing each other-- or diving completely underwater for surprising lengths of time to feed.

Marty said...

never cold for them ! they are cute

Taken For Granted said...

Bill, thank you for clearing this up. I am not familiar with Bufflehead ducks, but will read more after seeing your interesting photo.

Spare Parts and Pics said...

Great photo of these hard to photograph ducks. They look happy and healthy!

Ildefonso Robledo said...

Bella escena... Unos animales que despiden ternura..

Margaret Adamson said...

Posing nicely for you Bill

A Colorful World said...

Wonderful shot!