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Gadwall

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I wonder how often I fail to recognize a gadwall as it swims amid a flock of mixed ducks. With their subtle brown plumage, gadwalls (Anas strepera), on first glance, can resemble the dull females of many duck species, particularly … Continue reading

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American Wigeon

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  Leonard and I took advantage of a cloudless day to go to Baum Lake (Shasta County CA). Birds are beginning their spring migrations and the number of bird species are increasing. The American wigeon (Anas americana) breeds in the … Continue reading

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