February 07, 2018

Long-tailed duck.

An unusual view. I haven't seen this patterning on a long-tailed before, it may be eclipse plumage.
I like the pattern on the breast.

Clangula hyemalis
The Long-tailed Duck is one of the deepest diving ducks, and can dive as deep as 60 meters (200 feet) to forage.
source - https://www.allaboutbirds.org/…/Long-tailed_Duck/lifehistory

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