Baby Ring-bills

Friends, on a hot july day, these baby ring-necked ducks are going for a swim with mom, some call these ring-necked and some call these ring-bills, but this time of the year both the rings are fading away into a summer plummage.  The rings are still there but very faint like they have been bleached by the harsh sunshine this time of year.  I prefer the name ring-billed cause ring-neck in this part of the country usually refers to a pheasant.  Another 95 degree day in the northland. til Tomorrow MJ

 

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About mjspringett

Nature Photographer, searching for questions and answers

Posted on July 23, 2012, in Birds, Crex Meadows, Nature, photography and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. gosh it is hot there! lovely ring-bills 🙂

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