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Ring-Necked Duck Male

Dear Friends, this is a male Ring-necked duck who also has a ring around his bill in the spring. His ring around his neck is maroon on black and in the wrong light you cannot see it very well, while the ring around his bill is much more apparent, so i usually call these ducks ring bills.  hahaha, til Tomorrow MJ ring billed duck

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Water Trail

 

Friends, this pair of ring billed ducks are cropped to emphasize the water trail that they leave behind while swimming, the ice on the ponds is almost gone and yesterday was a great day at Crex Meadows, lots of sun and warmth in my blind (read faithful Chevy), I was watching a pair of loons diving along a sheet of ice, once they came up within ten feet of me and my camera, yes i got the image, will show it in a later post, til Tomorrow MJpair of ringneck ducks

Rough Waters

Friends, this ring billed duck is on rough water but still diving for his food.  Happy Thanksgiving to all and hope you all have a safe and wonderful holiday. til Tomorrow MJ

 

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