Wigeon Hen After the Fall Rain
Sep17

Wigeon Hen After the Fall Rain

I photographed this hen American Wigeon hen in a small lake in Roseville Minnesota. Each fall large numbers of wigeon return to …of all places Roseville.  ...

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Bufflehead Drake on Golden Pond…sort of.
Sep15

Bufflehead Drake on Golden Pond…sort of.

Buffleheads can be seen in the Twin Cities metro area each spring and fall. Look for buffleheads in small ponds that have fish in them. Buffleheads will also be found in small lakes. During winter you may find lazy buffleheads in open areas of the Mississippi...

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Red Breasted Merganser Displays
Sep15

Red Breasted Merganser Displays

Each spring the red breasted mergansers use the lakes of the Twin Cities to refuel and court. This drake red breasted merganser is doing his courtship display for a hen. Numerous drakes will jockey for position to court a single hen....

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Western Grebes Run
Sep15

Western Grebes Run

The western grebe is one of the most enjoyable birds to watch during spring. The western grebes in this photo are running on the water during a courtship display in April. Western grebes can be found in many large lakes in western Minnesota and eastern North Dakota.

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Rednecked Grebes a Courting
Sep15

Rednecked Grebes a Courting

The rednecked grebe is a loud boisterous grebe who nests in many Minnesota lakes just west and north of the Twin City metro. The birds will be found nesting in cattails and on floating...

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