Friends, this handsome fellow is a male blue winged teal, these ducks are dabblers and get their food from the vegetation around the ponds and marshes of Crex. They are particularly fond of wild rice that is a common grain in Crex Meadows. The Blue wings are one of the first birds to leave for South America so I expect that they won’t be around much longer. Fall is on the way! Crane time soon, sorry anna, til Tomorrow MJ
Posted on August 16, 2012, in Birds, Crex Meadows, Nature, photography and tagged birds, blue wing teal, Crex Meadows, ducks, mjspringett, photography, postaday, teal. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.
The blue wings stop on Senkarik Pond as they pass through. Our little pond is not very deep on the north end and the ducks love to noodle around for food.
Good shot. Please take time to teach Jim how to place his ducks on the canvas. Show him this one as an example. jack
very handsome 🙂