1. Redhead with Coot -
December 21, 2004 - Farmington Bay, Davis County, Utah - © Nicky
Redhead with Male and Female Ruddy Ducks and Coots - December 21, 2004
- Farmington Bay, Davis County, Utah - © Nicky Davis
He stayed in the middle
of these other birds, seemingly as an attempt to use them as cover.
19", wingspan 29". A diving duck. Trailing edge of wing pale, contrasts
dark forewing. Rounded head and back. Female is brownish,
gray bill with black tip. Male breeding plumage- rufous head and
neck, blue bill with black tip, light eyes, gray back, black breast and
tail. In non-breeding plumage male has more muted color on head, breast
dark brown and back light brown.
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