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Bufflehead hen | by Don Delaney
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Bufflehead hen

I have always wanted to get a close shot of a Bufflehead. Unlike their Common Goldeneye relatives which can be hand-fed at Hawrelak Park pond in the city, Buffleheads are much more wary here and don’t raise their young in city park lakes and ponds. They are very skittish.


Wagner Natural Area Alberta. July 20, 2009


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Taken on July 20, 2009