Wood Duck – 9/28/14
Observer: Paul Lauenstein
Observation Date: 9/28/14
Observation Time: 4:50 p.m.
Observation Location: Gavins Pond
Common Name: Wood Duck
Scientific Name: Aix sponsa
Comments: Wood ducks are often seen in Gavins Pond in the fall. They are quite shy, so getting close enough to get a good photo of these spectacular ducks is a challenge. Note that the female has drab plummage compared to the gaudy drake.
More Information: All About Birds.org