Lesser Scaup
Aythya affinis
left right
2005 Photograph, Lesser Scaup (Aythya affinis) on the Potomac River, Occoquan Bay NWR, Woodbridge, Virginia, © 2020.
This was just a small section of a flock of thousands of ducks.  Mostly Scaup with a few Hooded Mergansers and Golden Eyes.
Jian Zhe Li

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