The weather has been, well, winter like.
Colder than we are used to but it is winter.
Over at the marina there are only a few open patches.
Mergansers, bufflehead, goldeneye and other diving ducks are congregating in the open patches.
There are a number of coots, which I didn’t expect.
One ran over the ice to a second small opening, and then decided to make for the biggest patch.
Making a break for it
A running coot on ice is a treat to see.
The wind is pushing him sideways