Friday, June 14, 2013

pewit or whats

Yes Rob it is a pewit and we here call it ..oops.. Western-wood Pewee
whatever i get so excited and today i learned to actually recognize a Greater Scaup from a lesser Scaup
the following picture , today are Greater Scaups
i have better pictures somewhere,
 but look at the female beak, you might have to click on the image to enlarge it
she has a distinct white blob at her bill, suddenly i also see that her bill is larger than that of the Lesser Scaup
well anyway, in my moose skull lake here there are also Lesser Scaup, which....

Mary taught me the trick. :)

1 comment:

christopher said...

Oh Jozien, I still have a sweet spot for you in my heart. And I love your ducks!