Tag Archives: ducks on a river

March 6/16 is At Home

The mergansers have paired in the past week or so. The males have been in their mating plumage for awhile now. They are making themselves at home. It was wonderful for me to be home and enjoy the river today. I am naming … Continue reading

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Scene 05-10 Pairing Up

First sighting of a harlequin pair on our beach this season. They’re back! 🙂

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Breathing Space – June 1/14

A sleeping mallard among our river rocks this morning

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Breathing Space – May 21/14

The harlequins have paired! We saw the females for the first time earlier this week, though they blend with the rocks so well, we might have missed them at first. The males have been in the area for at least … Continue reading

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Breathing Space – May 10/14

The common merganser pair comes by often fishing on the river, but this is the first time I’ve seen them relax together on our beach. 🙂 Did you see the female camouflaged in the first two pictures? He does a … Continue reading

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